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Maxwell's field equations

or Maxwell's equations

plural noun Electricity.
  1. the four fundamental equations that describe the behavior of electric and magnetic fields in time and space and the dependence of these fields on the distribution and behavior of electric charges and currents.
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Origin of Maxwell's field equations

after J. C. Maxwell
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