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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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  • Minute modifications of the magnetic-intensity curve showed that there was electronic machinery in operation down below.

    Talents, Incorporated William Fitzgerald Jenkins
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magnetic intensity  
See magnetic field strength.
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