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field strength

noun, Physics.
the vector sum of all forces exerted by a field on a unit mass, unit charge, unit magnetic pole, etc., at a given point within the field.
Also called field intensity.
Origin of field strength
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for field strength
  • The interaction is not based on field strength but on induction.
  • In fact, capability to control the field strength gave them better speed control.
  • Changes in climate are drive by long-term changes in the sun's radiative output and magnetic field strength.
  • It takes considerable electromagnetic field strength to extract sufficient electrons for this phenomena.
  • Sunspots are where the magnetic field strength is high.
  • field strength is inversely proportionally to distance squared.
  • The field lines get closer and closer and hence the magnetic field strength increases dramatically.
  • The field strength shall be measured at each reference location at the time of the proof of performance.
British Dictionary definitions for field strength

field strength

(radio, television) the intensity of an electromagnetic wave at any point in the area covered by a radio or television transmitter
(physics) the intensity of an electric or magnetic field See intensity
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