field line


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Noun1.field line - an imaginary line in a field of forcefield line - an imaginary line in a field of force; direction of the line at any point is the direction of the force at that point
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
electrical line of force - a line of force in an electrical field
magnetic line of force - a line of force in a magnetic field
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Long before the flare the magnetic field lines are un-entangled and they appear in a smooth arc between two points on the photosphere (the Sun's visible surface) -- areas called field line footpoints.
The patch occurs at the end of a magnetic field line connecting Saturn and its moon Enceladus.
Payton agreement is a tremendous complement to the Soldier Field Line of products.
2 The sun's equator, which moves faster than the poles, tugs at each field line and pulls it out of shape.
Next expects to start shipping its Soldier Field line in July 2003 and will supply its merchandise, including blankets, hats, gloves and other upscale wearables through all Sportservice retail operations, throughout the entire year.
District 51 got the big hit from Radford in the bottom of the second, when Radford followed Kristen Foster's leadoff walk with a run-scoring double down the left field line.
To minimize error in the approximation, the custom software uses the deviation of the guiding center derived from the magnetic field line pertubatively.
New data from NASA's fleet of five THEMIS (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms) spacecraft shows that, when a magnetic field line in the tail builds up too much energy, it snaps, and part of the line is sent hurtling back toward Earth.
The new findings support the notion that each end of a magnetic field line within a galaxy is anchored to a dense gas cloud.
Because the end of each magnetic field line tied to the hole whips around faster than the end anchored in the disk, there's tension that slows the black hole's spin and pumps the energy into the inner part of the disk.
In a strong magnetic field at right angles to the walls, the electron spirals around a magnetic field line as it bounces back and forth.
He followed by issuing another walk to Andy Green before Alex Cintron lined a double over the head of Adrian Beltre and down the left field line to score Webb.