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.
- Also called field intensity.
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How to use field strength in a sentence
Most sources say that permanent magnets lose their field strength at a rate of 1% per year.The best external hard drives: Expand your file storage | Eric Alt | January 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
A field rheostat is provided to adjust the field strength of B.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions | Henry C. Horstmann
Carefully he nudged the field strength back up, and suddenly there were seven hundred ten pounds indicated thrust.Where I Wasn't Going | Walt Richmond
The field strength of the electromagnets, controlled by rheostats, instantly shaped the charge into a glowing ball of fire!Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X | Victor Appleton
The slightest variation in field strength triggered an instant response from the ball of energy.Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X | Victor Appleton
It was known that with a given mass and a given field-strength, one could get an effective speed of an unbelievable figure.Talents, Incorporated | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for field strength
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 field: See intensity
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