field of magnetic force
magnetic field magnetic field n. (Physics) The space around a magnet through which it exerts magnetic force; a field of force surrounding a permanent magnet, electrical current, or a moving charged particle; called also {magnetic flux} and {field of magnetic force}. [WordNet 1.5]

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