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Definition of "quadrupole" []

  • A set of four associated positive and negative electric charges or two associated magnetic dipoles (noun)
  • A distribution of either electric charge or magnetization equivalent to two dipoles that point in opposite directions (noun)

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  • A magnet with two north poles and two south poles, used to focus a beam of particles (noun)

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Use "quadrupole" in a sentence
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