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A region of space characterized by the existence of a force generated by electric charge.
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(General Physics) a field of force surrounding a charged particle within which another charged particle experiences a force. Compare magnetic field
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a region of space near a charged particle in which an electric force acts on other charged particles.
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|Noun||1.||electric field - a field of force surrounding a charged particle|
electrostatic field - electric field associated with static electric charges
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