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Today I read about dipole moment in my standard textbook. It said something like it is the measure of charge separation, and then proceeded to the formula , ie. Delta'charge'×bond length. But I can't intuitively imagine what exactly dipole moment is. I can't imagine whose moment is this concept talking about. Please help me with this.

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Think of it as pushing on a lever - the moment depends on distance to pivot and strength of push. The moment of pushing with 1 N on a 2 m lever is the same as pushing with 2 N on a 1 m lever.

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