magnetic line of force
magnetic line of force magnetic line of force (Physics), n. A line of force in a magnetic field. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • magnetic line of force — noun a line of force in a magnetic field • Hypernyms: ↑line of force, ↑field line …   Useful english dictionary

  • line of force — noun an imaginary line in a field of force; direction of the line at any point is the direction of the force at that point • Syn: ↑field line • Hypernyms: ↑line • Hyponyms: ↑electrical line of force, ↑magnetic line of force * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • line of force — n. a line in a field of electrical or magnetic force that indicates the direction taken by the force at any point …   English World dictionary

  • Line of force — A line of force in Faraday s extended sense is synonymous with Maxwell s line of induction. [ 1907 Encyclopedia Britannica, [http://books.google.com/books?id=PAgEAAAAYAAJ pg=PA64 dq=%22Line+of+force%22 as brr=3 page 64] ] According to J.J.… …   Wikipedia

  • line of force — noun an imaginary line in a field of force especially a magnetic or electric field of force, whose direction at any point is that of the force in the field at that point …   Australian English dictionary

  • line of force — Date: 1837 a line in a field of force (as a magnetic or electric field) whose tangent at any point gives the direction of the field at that point …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • line of force — an imaginary line representing the strength and direction of a magnetic, gravitational, or electric field at any point. → line …   English new terms dictionary

  • line of induction — a field line in a field of magnetic induction * * * (formerly) a line of force in a magnetic field …   Useful english dictionary

  • line of induction — (formerly) a line of force in a magnetic field. * * * …   Universalium

  • force, line of — ▪ physics       in physics, path followed by an electric charge free to move in an electric field or a mass free to move in a gravitational field, or generally any appropriate test particle in a given force field. More abstractly, lines of force… …   Universalium

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