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e·lec·tro·mag·net·ism

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The physics of electricity and magnetism.
2. An interaction between electricity and magnetism, as when an electric current or a changing electric field generates a magnetic field, or when a changing magnetic field generates an electric field.
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electromagnetism

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
n
1. (General Physics) magnetism produced by an electric current
2. (General Physics) Also called: electromagnetics the branch of physics concerned with magnetism produced by electric currents and with the interaction of electric and magnetic fields
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e•lec•tro•mag•net•ism

(ɛˌlɛk troʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm)

n.
1. the phenomena associated with electric and magnetic fields and their interactions with each other and with electric charges and currents.
2. the science that studies these phenomena.
[1820–30]
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e·lec·tro·mag·net·ism

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
1. Magnetism produced by electric charge in motion. See Note at magnetism.
2. The scientific study of electricity and magnetism and the relationships between them.
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electromagnetism

The study of electric and magnetic fields and their interaction.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electromagnetism - magnetism produced by an electric current; "electromagnetism was discovered when it was observed that a copper wire carrying an electric current can magnetize pieces of iron or steel near it"
magnetic attraction, magnetic force, magnetism - attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force
2.electromagnetism - the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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Translations
elektromagnetismo
sähkömagnetismi
elektromágnesség
electromagnetismo
elektromagnetisme
elektromagnetism

electromagnetism

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈmægnɪtɪzəm] Nelectromagnetismo m
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