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solenoidnoun [ C ]

/ˈsəʊ.lə.nɔɪd/ /ˈsoʊ.lə.nɔɪd/

a device, consisting of a wire wrapped in the shape of a cylinder, that acts like a magnet when electricity goes through it

(Definition of “solenoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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solenoidnoun [ C ]

/ˈsoʊ·ləˌnɔɪd, ˈsɑl·ə-/

physics a device consisting of a wire wrapped in the shape of a cylinder, which acts like a magnet when electricity goes through it

(Definition of “solenoid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)