from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Physics A pair of electric charges or magnetic poles, of equal magnitude but of opposite sign or polarity, separated by a small distance.
- n. Chemistry A molecule having two such charges or poles.
- n. Electronics An antenna, usually fed from the center, consisting of two equal rods extending outward in a straight line.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any object (such as a magnet, polar molecule or antenna), that is oppositely charged at two points (or poles)
- n. any molecule or radical that has delocalised positive and negative charges
- n. a dipole antenna
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
- n. an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
From di- + pole. (Wiktionary)