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Noun1.force field - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with itforce field - the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
electric field - a field of force surrounding a charged particle
gravitational field - a field of force surrounding a body of finite mass
magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
radiation field - a field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space
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force field

n (Phys) → campo di forze
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