Definition of electromagnetic in English:

electromagnetic

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·mag·net·ic
Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōmaɡˈnetik
 
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adjective

Of or relating to the interrelation of electric currents or fields and magnetic fields.
More example sentences
  • Light is an electromagnetic wave that can carry angular momentum by way of circular polarization.
  • Maxwell believed electromagnetic waves such as light to be vibrations in the ether.
  • Thus, the higher the energy of the incoming particles, the stronger the electromagnetic interaction it feels.

Derivatives

electromagnetically

Pronunciation: /-(ə)lē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • The electron then interacts electromagnetically with the quarks at close distance and considerably disturbs them.
  • Methods for forming and positioning moldable permanent magnets on electromagnetically actuated microfabricated components
  • These enhanced sound waves are then transmitted to the implant and electrodes electromagnetically or through a wired connection.

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