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See also: Terrel and térrel




From Latin terra (the Earth).


terrel (plural terrels)

  1. (obsolete) A spherical magnet positioned so that its poles, equator, etc., correspond to those of the Earth.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for terrel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)