electromagnetic field


noun Electricity.

the coupled electric and magnetic fields that are generated by time-varying currents and accelerated charges.

Nearby words

  1. electrolytic interrupter,
  2. electrolytic machining,
  3. electrolyze,
  4. electromagnet,
  5. electromagnetic,
  6. electromagnetic force,
  7. electromagnetic induction,
  8. electromagnetic interaction,
  9. electromagnetic moment,
  10. electromagnetic pulse


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British Dictionary definitions for electromagnetic field

electromagnetic field

noun

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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