Definitions for electric field
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word electric field
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a region of space near a charged particle in which an electric force acts on other charged particles.
Origin of electric field:
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.
Find a translation for the electric field definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"electric field." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 9 Dec. 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/electric field>.