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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There’s moisture in that sausage, so long as your body is in contact with it, it has enough conductivity to affect the electric field.
What I like about these findings is they are inevitable and yet incredible, we know from basic physics that bringing two electrical poles together concentrates the electric field, and we know from basic muscle physiology that running a muscle too fast for too long causes exhaustion. But I would never have imagined an electric eel could produce the same results.
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