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An electromagnetic device consisting essentially of two field poles arranged as in a motor, used for locating short-circuited coils in the armature of a generator or motor and for magnetizing or demagnetizing objects; a growling noise indicates a short-circuited coil.
A small piece of floating sea ice, usually a fragment of an iceberg or floeberg; it floats low in the water, and its surface often is heavily pitted; it often appears greenish in color. Also known as bergy-bit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.