potential well

noun

physics a localized region in a field of force in which the potential has a deep minimum

Nearby words

  1. potential cautery,
  2. potential difference,
  3. potential divider,
  4. potential energy,
  5. potential gradient,
  6. potential, electric,
  7. potentiality,
  8. potentially,
  9. potentiate,
  10. potentilla

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