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magnetic_field

magnetic field

English

Surface magnetic field of Tau Scorpii as reconstructed by means of Zeeman–Doppler imaging

Noun

magnetic field (plural magnetic fields)

  1. (physics) a condition in the space around a magnet or electric current in which there is a detectable magnetic force and two magnetic poles are present
    1. (modern) B-field
    2. (dated) H-field

Synonyms

B-field:

H-field:

  • magnetic field intensity
  • magnetic field strength
  • magnetizing field

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