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.
(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
- Field-ion microscope
[feeld-ahy-uh n, -ahy-on] /ˈfildˌaɪ ən, -ˌaɪ ɒn/ noun 1. a device in which the atomic structure of the surface of a conductor is made visible by introducing helium gas into the device and applying a high voltage to ionize and accelerate the gas toward a fluorescent screen.
noun 1. a close-fitting jacket for wear by soldiers in the field.
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. .
noun 1. a European plant, Consolida regalis, of the buttercup family, having sparse clusters of blue or violet-colored flowers and smooth fruit.