multipolar definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or conceiving several facilities of power or impact: a multipolar globe; a multipolar method of international policy.
    • Having significantly more than two poles
    • Having several centres of political or armed forces impact
    • Having numerous poles; in Anat., designating specif. a nerve cellular which has a number of dendrites.
    • Having, or related to, numerous poles, as a field magnet or armature of a dynamo, or a dynamo having these types of a field magnet or (occasionally) armature.
  • others:
    • Having numerous poles, as a nerve-cell or a dynamo: in opposition to unipolar, bipolar. See cut-under cellular, 5.
  • noun:
    • An electromagnetic device where a few magnetized poles are employed or occur. Also called numerous pole.

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