field of force
Date: 1850 field 6a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • field of force — n. FIELD (n. 16) * * * …   Universalium

  • field of force — n FIELD (3b) …   Medical dictionary

  • field of force — n. FIELD (n. 16) …   English World dictionary

  • field of force — noun the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it • Syn: ↑field, ↑force field • Hypernyms: ↑physical phenomenon • Hyponyms: ↑electric field, ↑g …   Useful english dictionary

  • field of force — noun A force field …   Wiktionary

  • field of force — noun Physics → field (def. 16) …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — Physics. an imaginary line or curve in a field of force, as an electric field, such that the direction of the line at any point is that of the force in the field at that point. Also called field line. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

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