line of force

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line of force

n. pl. lines of force
A field line in a field of force, indicating the direction of the force at different points in the field.

line of force

n
(General Physics) an imaginary line representing a field of force, such as an electric or magnetic field, such that the tangent at any point is the direction of the field vector at that point

line of force

A line used to show the direction of force of an electric or magnetic field. See Note at magnetism.
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Noun1.line of force - an imaginary line in a field of forceline of force - 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