electrical field

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.


Nearby words

  1. electrical axis,
  2. electrical degree,
  3. electrical engineer,
  4. electrical engineering,
  5. electrical failure,
  6. electrical scanning,
  7. electrical storm,
  8. electrical transcription,
  9. electrician,
  10. electricity

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