the coupled electric and magnetic fields that are generated by time-varying currents and accelerated charges.
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British Dictionary definitions for electromagnetic field
a field of force associated with a moving electric charge equivalent to an electric field and a magnetic field at right angles to each other and to the direction of propagation
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