coulomb force

noun, sometimes capitalized C

Definition of coulomb force

: any of the forces of attraction or repulsion that obey the inverse-square law and are derived from a Newtonian potential — compare newtonian force

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“Coulomb force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coulomb%20force. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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