a field of force surrounding a charged particle
A region of space around a charged particle, or between two voltages; it exerts a force on charged objects in its vicinity.
An electric field surrounds electrically charged particles and time-varying magnetic fields. The electric field depicts the surrounding force of an electrically charged particle exerted on other electrically charged objects. The concept of an electric field was introduced by Michael Faraday.
The numerical value of electric field in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of electric field in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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