Lorentz force

noun Lo·rentz force \(ˌ)lōrˈents-, (ˌ)lȯr-\

Definition of Lorentz force

  1. :  the force exerted on a moving charged particle in electric and magnetic fields

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Origin and Etymology of lorentz force

after Hendrik A. Lorentz †1928 Dutch physicist

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