field strength

  1. 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.

Origin of field strength

First recorded in 1895–1900
  • Also called field intensity.

Words Nearby field strength Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use field strength in a sentence

  • It was known that with a given mass and a given field-strength, one could get an effective speed of an unbelievable figure.

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British Dictionary definitions for field strength

field strength

  1. radio television the intensity of an electromagnetic wave at any point in the area covered by a radio or television transmitter

  2. physics the intensity of an electric or magnetic field: See intensity

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