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.
Words nearby field strength
Origin of field strength
First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called field intensity.
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British Dictionary definitions for field intensity
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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