Definition of sextupole in English:

sextupole

adjective

  • 1Relating to or involving a multipole of order 3; = octupole .

  • 2Having six magnetic poles, three of each polarity; produced by or characteristic of such a magnet.

noun

  • A sextupole magnet.

Origin

1950s. From sextu- + pole. Compare earlier quadrupole, quadrupole, octupole.

Pronunciation

sextupole

/ˈsɛkstjuːpəʊl/ /ˈsɛkstʃuːpəʊl/