Definitions for electric field

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

elec′tric field′(n.)

  1. a region of space near a charged particle in which an electric force acts on other charged particles.

    Category: Physics

Origin of electric field:

1895–1900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. electric field(noun)

    a field of force surrounding a charged particle

Wiktionary

  1. electric field(Noun)

    A region of space around a charged particle, or between two voltages; it exerts a force on charged objects in its vicinity.

Freebase

  1. Electric field

    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.

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