Definition of electromagnetic field in English:

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electromagnetic field


Physics A field of force that consists of both electric and magnetic components, resulting from the motion of an electric charge and containing a definite amount of electromagnetic energy.
Example sentences
  • Base stations are surrounded by electromagnetic fields, an energy force that is created when electricity is generated.
  • Tears form in the Earth's electromagnetic field, letting massive amounts of UV rays in - melting cars, bridges, and people.
  • All fields - in particular electromagnetic fields - have fluctuations.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·mag·net·ic field

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