dipole

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From di- +‎ pole.

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dipole (plural dipoles)

  1. (physics) Any object (such as a magnet, polar molecule or antenna) that is oppositely charged at two points (or poles).
  2. (chemistry) Any molecule or radical that has delocalised positive and negative charges.
  3. (radio) A dipole antenna.

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