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electromagnetic interaction

n. Physics
1. One of the four fundamental interactions of nature, which is mediated by photons and acts on quarks and charged leptons. The electromagnetic interaction is weaker than the strong interaction, but stronger than the weak and gravitational interactions. It is associated with electric and magnetic fields and is responsible for atomic structure, chemical reactions, the attractive and repulsive electromagnetic forces associated with electrically charged or magnetically polarized particles, and all other electromagnetic phenomena.
2. An instance of this interaction.
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electromagnetic interaction

or

electromagnetic force

n
(General Physics) physics an interaction between charged particles arising from their electric and magnetic fields; its strength is about 100 times weaker than the strong interaction. See interaction2, electroweak interaction
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Noun1.electromagnetic interaction - an interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions; mediated by photons
fundamental interaction, interaction - (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons
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