from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or resulting from the magnetic properties of a spinning, electrically charged particle.

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  • adj. of, relating to, or resulting from the properties of a spinning magnet, or a spinning electric charge; magnetogyric


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  • The energy difference between these states in a magnetic field depends on a number called the gyromagnetic ratio, or g-factor, of the electron, which basically tells you how big a magnet you get for a given amount of “spin.”

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  • In spite of this neutralizing action, we are still left with an observable gyromagnetic effect that has double the magnetic strength for the same mechanical action.

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  • It has long been realized that there are certain anomalies in magnetism evident in gyromagnetic reactions.

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  • Larmor, this influence may be ascribed to a relatively slow precession movement on the part of the electron and the atomic nucleus around the field direction - a gyromagnetic effect most closely recalling the gyroscopic movement performed by a top when it spins around the vertical line.

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  • But the electronic and nuclear spins are just as characteristic for these particles as are their electric charge and mass (the atomic weights), so that the deep import of a determination of their gyromagnetic indices becomes immediately obvious.

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  • But he had been using a highly original hookup including a gyromagnetic element, and his results - blurred dark rings and splotches on a photographic plate, nothing spectacular at all - were totally unexpected.

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  • There are the electrical impulses, which encephalography had discovered in man even before Langley's time; there is a little heat; there is the subtler and more penetrating emission in the gyromagnetic spectrum.

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  • 'We tested with everything from Wheatstone bridges to computer problems, opened the gyromagnetic cell, nothing looks wrong.

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  • But by tracing the electric currents and gyromagnetic fields with his mind, and applying logic, he got a notion of how to operate the thing.

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  • M. Sc., led the team that created the new gyromagnetic imaging method.



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