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electrical field

electrical field in Culture

electrical field definition

A quantity proportional to the force that would be exerted on an electrical charge if it were located at a given point. Electrical fields are usually associated with the presence of other electrical charges.

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  • Nor was the effect of such great advances as those made by Edison limited to the electrical field.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  • The achievements of several other inventors in the electrical field have been only less noteworthy than his.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson

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