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electric field

n.
A region of space characterized by the existence of a force generated by electric charge.

electric field

n
(General Physics) a field of force surrounding a charged particle within which another charged particle experiences a force. Compare magnetic field

elec′tric field′


n.
a region of space near a charged particle in which an electric force acts on other charged particles.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.electric field - a field of force surrounding a charged particleelectric field - a field of force surrounding a charged particle
electrostatic field - electric field associated with static electric charges
field of force, force field, field - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
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The erroneous readings may be due to either DC or AC electrostatic fields.
Model 511 is a user-friendly, portable, chopper stabilized, non-contacting electrostatic field meter designed for measuring and auditing electrostatic fields in ESD-sensitive areas.
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BS EN 62369-1: Evaluation of human expose to electrostatic fields.
Three such scientists, Joseph Dwyer and Hamid Rassoul from Florida Tech and Martin Uman from the University of Florida, recently published a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research titled, "Remote measurement of thunderstorm electrostatic fields," which describes their new technique to remotely measure thunderstorm electric fields on the ground.
Subsequent chapters apply these methodologies to specific types of problems relating to electrostatic fields, radiation, high- and low-frequency fields, and the electrodynamics of moving bodies.
The MagneTOF detector uses a combination of magnetic and electrostatic fields for electron deflection within the device, whereas most conventional ion detectors use only electrostatic deflection.
The behavior of all particles involved in neutron decay in the experiment is dominated by the influence of the magnetic field in the case of neutrons or combined magnetic and electrostatic fields for the charged decay particles (neutrinos may be neglected).
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Preliminary findings with electrostatic fields, ionizing radiation, infrasonic waves, and meteorological factors are also examined to consider their effects on the brain in relation to apparitional experiences.
The units are inherently insensitive to magnetic fields and internally shielded against electrostatic fields.

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