broadside-on position

broadside-on position

[¦brȯd‚sīd ¦ȯn pə‚zish·ən]
(electromagnetism)
The position of a point which lies on a line through the center of a magnet, perpendicular to the magnetic axis. Also known as Gauss B position.
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