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magnetic field

n.
A condition found in the region around a magnet or an electric current, characterized by the existence of a detectable magnetic force at every point in the region and by the existence of magnetic poles.

magnetic field

n
(General Physics) a field of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle, in which another permanent magnet or moving charge experiences a force. Compare electric field

magnet′ic field′


n.
1. a region of space near a magnet, electric current, or moving charged particle in which a magnetic force acts on any other magnet, electric current, or moving charged particle.
2. a vector quantity defined by the force exerted on a given object at each point in such a region.
[1835–45]

magnetic field

The area around a magnet in which its magnetism can affect other objects. See Note at magnetism.

magnetic field

An area of magnetic influence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetic field - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particlemagnetic field - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
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
magnetosphere - the magnetic field of a planet; the volume around the planet in which charged particles are subject more to the planet's magnetic field than to the solar magnetic field
solar magnetic field - the magnetic field of the sun
Translations
الحَقْل المِغْناطيسي
magnetické pole
magnetfelt
magneettikenttä
mágneses mező
segulsviî
자장
pole magnetyczne
magnetické pole
manyetik alan

magnetic field

ncampo magnetico

magnet

(ˈmӕgnit) noun
a piece of iron, or of certain other materials, that attracts or repels other pieces of iron etc.
magˈnetic (-ˈne-) adjective
1. of, or having the powers of, or operating by means of, a magnet or magnetism. magnetic force.
2. strongly attractive. a magnetic personality.
magˈnetically adverb
ˈmagnetism noun
1. power of attraction. his personal magnetism.
2. (the science of) magnets and their power of attraction. the magnetism of the earth.
ˈmagnetize, ˈmagnetise verb
1. to make magnetic. You can magnetize a piece of iron.
2. to attract or influence strongly. She's the kind of person who can magnetize others.
magnetic field
the area in which the pull of a magnet, or thing acting like a magnet, is felt. the earth's magnetic field.
magnetic north
the direction, either east or west of the true north, in which a magnetized needle points.
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A sustained yell of vengeful fury came floating up to the window at which the bishop stood, and enveloped him in a magnetic field.
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According to Vassilis Angelopoulos of the University of California, Los Angeles, Principal Investigator for NASA's THEMIS mission (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms), "The discovery overturns a long-standing belief about how and when most of the solar particles penetrate Earth's magnetic field, and could be used to predict when solar storms will be severe.
B] of the magnetic field (especially rotations of the field vector) seen by the moving neutron normalized to the absolute value of the magnetic flux density B have to be much slower than the neutron Larmor precession in the magnetic field [[omega].
The latest weakening of the magnetic field suggests that Earth's unseen armor may end up growing so weak that it will disappear briefly and then strengthen again in the opposite direction.
Recent measurements suggest that the peak magnetic field in the densest region of the plasma approaches 1 GigaGauss.

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