electromagnetism

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electromagnetism   (ĭ-lěk'trō-māg'nĭ-tĭz'əm)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of the wide range of phenomena associated with the behavior and interaction of electric charges and electric and magnetic fields, such as electricity, magnetism, chemical bonds, and all forms of electromagnetic radiation, including light.
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