field intensity

noun

Definition of field intensity

1 : the attribute of a magnetic, electric, gravitational, or other field of force that at any point is measured by the force which the field exerts upon a unit pole, unit charge, or unit mass placed at that point

called also field strength

2 : the intensity of radiation any any point in a radiation field

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“Field intensity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20intensity. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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