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Definition of solenoid noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

solenoid

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsoʊləˌnɔɪd//
 
, NAmE//ˈsɑləˌnɔɪd//
 
(physics)
 
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a piece of wire, wound into circles, that acts as a magnet when carrying an electric current
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: solenoid