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FORCE FIELD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does force field mean? 

FORCE FIELD (noun)
  The noun FORCE FIELD has 1 sense:

1. the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

  Familiarity information: FORCE FIELD used as a noun is very rare.


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FORCE FIELD (noun)


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Meaning:

The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

field of force; force field; field

Hypernyms ("force field" is a kind of...):

physical phenomenon (a natural phenomenon involving the physics of matter and energy)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "force field"):

electric field (a field of force surrounding a charged particle)

gravitational field (a field of force surrounding a body of finite mass)

flux; magnetic field; magnetic flux (the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle)

radiation field (a field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space)


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