octopole etymology

English word octopole comes from English pole, English octo- (Eight.)

Detailed word origin of octopole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pole English (eng) (transitive) To convey on poles.. (transitive) To furnish with poles for support.. (transitive) To stir, as molten glass, with a pole.. To identify something quite precisely using a telescope.. To propel by pushing with poles, to push with a pole. (transitive) To induce piezoelectricity in (a substance) by aligning the dipoles. (angling) A type of basic fishing rod.. (historical) A unit of [...]
octo- English (eng) Eight.
octopole English (eng) (physics) A multipole configuration with eight equal charges arranged in a circular pattern.. (physics) Any configuration or analysis having eightfold symmetry.

Words with the same origin as octopole

Descendants of pole
Descendants of octo-
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