magnetic field definition

  • noun:
    • a disorder found in the region around a magnet or an electric powered current, characterized by the presence of a detectable magnetized power at every point in the location and by the presence of magnetized poles.
    • a disorder when you look at the area around a magnet or household current by which discover a detectable magnetic force and two magnetic poles are present
    • See Magnetic.
    • the room around a magnet whereby it exerts magnetized force; a field of force surrounding a permanent magnet, electric existing, or a moving recharged particle; called also magnetized flux and field of magnetized force.
    • the lines of power surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

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