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- n. the force exerted on a charged particle in an electromagnetic field
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- n. the force experienced by a point charge moving along a wire that is in a magnetic field; the force is at right angles to both the current and the magnetic field
Named after the Dutch physicist Hendrik Lorentz: Lorentz + force (Wiktionary)