horseshoe magnet

horseshoe magnet

[′hȯr‚shü ‚mag·nət]
(electromagnetism)
A permanent magnet or electromagnet in which the core is horseshoe-shaped or U-shaped, to bring the two poles near each other.
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DONNY'S LITTLE HELPER: HORSESHOE MAGNET You never know when a magnet will come in handy.
Trouve next used a horseshoe magnet to improve the efficiency of Werner von Siemens' dynamo-electric motor.
A very strong horseshoe magnet from a nuclear accelerator was used to overcome the earth's magnetic field in the area around an insect pavilion.
14: MAGNETICALLY SENSITIVE (horseshoe magnet above a carton sheltered by a roof)
Nike is also unhappy about the twisting of the John Smith's horseshoe magnet which it claims looks like its "swoosh" logo.
* The bar across the horseshoe magnet should be removed before application and should not be used as a substitute for the block magnet.
Dip a horseshoe magnet into a cupful of iron pins, and some pins will stick to its poles, as might be expected.
Anne was doing something with a large horseshoe magnet. Shelley was pouring something black through a funnel.
In an exhibition at the Reichstag, I saw an old leftist poster showing a horseshoe magnet spanning the German divide.