field intensity

noun Physics. Unabridged
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field intensity

the vector sum of all the forces exerted by an electrical or magnetic field (on a unit mass or unit charge or unit magnetic pole) at a given point in the field [syn: field strength
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Theoretically, to an organism that can detect field intensity and dip angles, the field offers navigational information.
Apparently once the magnetic field intensity gets weak enough the direction of magnetic north can change several degrees per day.
Calculations can be performed to predict what field intensity levels would exist at various distances from an antenna.
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