magnetized needle

magnetinė rodyklė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic needle; magnetized needle vok. Magnetnadel, f rus. магнитная стрелка, f pranc. aiguille aimantée, f

Fizikos terminų žodynas : lietuvių, anglų, prancūzų, vokiečių ir rusų kalbomis. – Vilnius : Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos institutas. . 2007.

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  • needle — [nēd′ l] n. [ME nedle < OE nædl, akin to Ger nadel < IE base * (s)nē , *(s)nēi , to sew, spin > SNOOD, L nere, Gr nein, to spin] 1. a) a small, slender piece of steel with a sharp point at one end and a hole for thread at the other, used …   English World dictionary

  • needle — {{11}}needle (n.) O.E. nædl, from P.Gmc. *næthlo (Cf. O.S. nathla, O.N. nal, O.Fris. nedle, O.H.G. nadala, Ger. Nadel, Goth. neþla needle ), lit. a tool for sewing, from PIE *net la , from root * (s)ne to sew, to spin (Cf. Skt …   Etymology dictionary

  • Magnetized — Magnetize Mag net*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Magnetized}; prep. & adv. {Magnetizing}.] [Cf. F. magn[ e]tiser.] 1. To communicate magnetic properties to; to make magnetic; as, to magnetize a needle. [1913 Webster] 2. To attract as a magnet attracts …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • needle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English nedle, from Old English nǣdl; akin to Old High German nādala needle, nājan to sew, Latin nēre to spin, Greek nēn Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small slender usually steel instrument that has an eye for thread …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • magnetic needle — magnetinė rodyklė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic needle; magnetized needle vok. Magnetnadel, f rus. магнитная стрелка, f pranc. aiguille aimantée, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • dip needle — n. a freely rotating, magnetized needle used to indicate the direction of the earth s magnetism: it is horizontal at the magnetic equator (aclinic line) but vertical at the magnetic poles …   English World dictionary

  • Magnetic needle — Magnetic Mag*net ic, Magnetical Mag*net ic*al, a. [L. magneticus: cf. F. magn[ e]tique.] 1. Pertaining to the magnet; possessing the properties of the magnet, or corresponding properties; as, a magnetic bar of iron; a magnetic needle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magnetic needle — n. a slender bar of magnetized steel which, when mounted so as to swing freely on a pivot, will point along the line of the magnetic meridian toward the magnetic poles, approximately north and south: it is the essential part of a magnetic compass …   English World dictionary

  • magnetic needle — a slender magnetized steel rod that, when adjusted to swing in a horizontal plane, as in a compass, indicates the direction of the earth s magnetic fields or the approximate position of north and south. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • compass needle — noun A magnetized pointer (usually marked on the North end) within a compass, free to align itself with the Earths magnetic field …   Wiktionary

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