Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
magnetic pole

magnetic pole

pronunciation:
maeg ne tihk pol
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: either of the two points of a magnet where the lines of magnetic force meet and are strongest.
definition 2: either of two areas on the earth's surface, one near the geographic north pole and one near the geographic south pole, where the Earth's magnetic fields are strongest. A compass needle points to the magnetic north pole.
Word Explorer
See
  earth, electricity