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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A coil of wire around an iron core.

Usage examples (33)
  • A solenoid is a spiral of insulating wire wound around a cylinder.
  • Now the chromatin fiber is coiled into a structure called a "solenoid".
  • So far, injector technology has been catagorized as either "solenoid" or "piezo."
  • How about designing a torque limiter that engages/disengages by some kind of solenoid mechanism? for more
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