electromagnetic pulse


noun


Nearby words

  1. electromagnetic field,
  2. electromagnetic force,
  3. electromagnetic induction,
  4. electromagnetic interaction,
  5. electromagnetic moment,
  6. electromagnetic pump,
  7. electromagnetic radiation,
  8. electromagnetic spectrum,
  9. electromagnetic tape,
  10. electromagnetic unit

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Science definitions for electromagnetic pulse

electromagnetic pulse

A pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by certain physical events, especially by a nuclear explosion. The pulse includes a continuous spectrum of low frequencies and can interfere with the operation of electrical equipment.
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