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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 Defined for Kids

magnetic field

noun

Definition of MAGNETIC FIELD for Kids

:  the portion of space near a magnetic object within which magnetic forces can be detected
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magnetic field

noun

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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