bipole

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ pole

Noun[edit]

bipole ‎(plural bipoles)

  1. (physics) A region of magnetic flux having two distinct poles
  2. An electrical power transmission line having two direct-current conductors in opposite polarity.
    • 2009, Jos Arrillaga et al, “PWM–HVDC Transmission”, in Self-Commutating Converters for High Power Applications, Chichester, UK: Wiley, p 153:
      This scheme, which has been operating since 1986, consists of two 1000 MW bipoles.

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