from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A condition found in the region around a magnet or an electric current, characterized by the existence of a detectable magnetic force at every point in the region and by the existence of magnetic poles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics) The space around a magnet through which it exerts magnetic force; a field of force surrounding a permanent magnet, electrical current, or a moving charged particle; called also
magnetic fluxand field of magnetic force.
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- noun physics a condition in the
spacearound a magnetor electric currentin which there is a detectablemagnetic force and two magnetic polesare present
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- noun the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
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