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noun Physics.
the vector sum of all forces exerted by a field on a unit mass, unit charge, unit magnetic pole, etc., at a given point within the field.
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Also called field intensity.

Origin of field strength

First recorded in 1895–1900
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field strength

noun
radio television the intensity of an electromagnetic wave at any point in the area covered by a radio or television transmitter
physics the intensity of an electric or magnetic fieldSee intensity
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