magnetic field

Definitions of magnetic field
1

n the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

Synonyms:
flux, magnetic flux
Types:
magnetosphere
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
Type of:
field, field of force, force field
the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

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