Meaning of DIPOLE in English

ˈdīˌpōl noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary di- + pole


a. : a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles of opposite sign separated especially by a small distance

b. : a body or system (as a molecule) having such charges

2. : a radio or television antenna consisting of two equal horizontal metal rods in line with each other and with their slightly separated adjacent ends connected to the input terminals of the transmitter or receiving set — see folded dipole

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