line of force

noun phrase

Definition of line of force

: a line in a field of force (such as a magnetic or electric field) whose tangent at any point gives the direction of the field at that point

First Known Use of line of force

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of line of force was in 1837

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“Line of force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20of%20force. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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