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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A measure of the quantity of magnetism, being the total number of magnetic lines of force passing through a specified area in a magnetic field.

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  • n. A measure of the strength of a magnetic field in a given area.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area.
  • n. Same as magnetic field.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
  • n. a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area

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