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A measure of the quantity of magnetism, being the total number of magnetic lines of force passing through a specified area in a magnetic field.
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(General Physics) a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area perpendicular to it, equal to the product of the area and the magnetic flux density through it. Symbol: φ
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the total magnetic induction crossing a surface, equal to the integral of the component of magnetic induction perpendicular to the surface over the surface: usu. measured in webers or maxwells.
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A measure of the strength of the magnetic field around a magnet or an electric current, based on the total number of magnetic lines of force that pass through a specific area.
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|Noun||1.||magnetic flux - a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area|
|2.||magnetic flux - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle|
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
magnetosphere - the magnetic field of a planet; the volume around the planet in which charged particles are subject more to the planet's magnetic field than to the solar magnetic field
solar magnetic field - the magnetic field of the sun
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