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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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The polarization hysteresis loops were determined using a TF Analyzer 2000 (aixACCT, Germany) ferroelectric test system, in which an electric field with a triangular wave form at a frequency of 10 Hz was employed.
Our electromagnetic simulation results suggest that by applying different potentials on alternative CNT rows, more complex electric field profiles can be produced (within the LC layer) for realizing different optical elements in the liquid crystal layer.
The AC-powered concentrated high-intensity electric field (CHIEF) system for liquid food pasteurization features a high-intensity electric field reactor with two electrodes covered by special dielectric materials.
KEY SPECS: The sensor measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic field.
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The radial dependences of the potential and electric field are scrutinized.

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