force field

Definitions of force field

n the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

field, field of force
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electric field
a field of force surrounding a charged particle
gravitational field
a field of force surrounding a body of finite mass
flux, magnetic field, magnetic flux
the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
radiation field
a field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space
electrostatic field
electric field associated with static electric charges
the magnetic field of a planet; the volume around the planet in which charged particles are subject more to the planet's magnetic field than to the solar magnetic field
solar magnetic field
the magnetic field of the sun
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physical phenomenon
a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy

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