magnetic number

magnetic number

[mag′ned·ik ′nəm·bər]
(plasma physics)
A dimensionless number used in magnetofluid dynamics, equal to the square root of the magnetic force parameter. Symbolized RM .
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The gangs either use black tape to change the numbers and letters on the plates or use a magnetic number plate which they stick on top of the real number plate.
Collect your magnetic numbers and letters, small rubber animals or other objects from around the home.
Big magnetic numbers flag injury count for each body part and call attention to accident patterns.
Sadly, we didn't see again the moment when the wrong results camera was utilised, and viewers were treated to a glimpse of nicotine-stained fingers dropping ash from a lit cigarette while changing the magnetic numbers on the old football pools check.
People must think I throw magnetic numbers at the board and say 'right, that's what we'll go with'