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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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