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magnetic field strength

magnetic intensity

noun, Electricity
that part of the magnetic induction that is determined at any point in space by the current density and displacement current at that point independently of the magnetic or other physical properties of the surrounding medium. Symbol: H.
Also called magnetic field, magnetic field strength, magnetizing field, magnetizing force. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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magnetic field strength  
A vector quantity indicating the ability of a magnetic field to exert a force on moving electric charges. It is equal to the magnetic flux density divided by the magnetic permeability of the space where the field exists. It is measured in amperes per meter. Also called magnetic intensity. See more at magnetic flux density.
magnetic intensity  
See magnetic field strength.
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