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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.
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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
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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]
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magnetic field

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

An area of magnetic influence.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
الحَقْل المِغْناطيسي
magnetické pole
magnetfelt
magneettikenttä
mágneses mező
segulsviî
자장
pole magnetyczne
magnetické pole
manyetik alan

magnetic field

ncampo magnetico
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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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Each work creates its own magnetic force field that allows the viewer an openness of response as they are alternately drawn towards one piece and then sent on their way to the next.
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However, the external force field of magnetostatic method is dynamic; that is, it has to be continuously updated during each time of active contour's deformation, while the calculation of the magnetic force field is relative complex, which makes computation of magnetostatic active contour method slow [13, 22].