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electric field

noun

Definition of electric field

  1. :  a region associated with a distribution of electric charge or a varying magnetic field in which forces due to that charge or field act upon other electric charges



Circa 1889

First Known Use of electric field

circa 1889


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electric field

noun

Medical Definition of electric field

  1. :  a region associated with a distribution of electric charge or a varying magnetic field in which forces due to that charge or field act upon other electric charges




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