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magnetic field

noun

Definition of MAGNETIC FIELD

:  the portion of space near a magnetic body or a current-carrying body in which the magnetic forces due to the body or current can be detected

First Known Use of MAGNETIC FIELD

1845

magnetic field

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MAGNETIC FIELD

:  the portion of space near a magnetic body or a current-carrying body in which the magnetic forces due to the body or current can be detected <the magnetic field of the heart>

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