an imaginary line or curve in a field of force, as an electric field, such that the direction of the line at any point is that of the force in the field at that point.
an imaginary line representing a field of force, such as an electric or magnetic field, such that the tangent at any point is the direction of the field vector at that point
line of force
A line used to indicate the direction of a field, especially an electric or magnetic field, at various points in space. The tangent of a line of force at each point indicates the orientation of the field at that point. Arrows are usually used to indicate the direction of the force. See Note at magnetism.
noun 1. a magnet for producing a magnetic field, as in a particle accelerator or an electric motor. noun 1. a permanent magnet or an electromagnet that produces the magnetic field in a generator, electric motor, or similar device field magnet A permanent magnet used to produce a base magnetic field against which other magnetized […]
noun 1. an officer of the highest military rank in the British and certain other armies, and of the second highest rank in the French army. noun 1. an officer holding the highest rank in the British and certain other armies
noun 1. an herb, Mentha arvensis, of North America, having downy leaves and small flowers that grow in circles in the leaf axils.
/ˈfiːldˌmaʊs/ noun (pl) -mice 1. any nocturnal mouse of the genus Apodemus, inhabiting woods, fields, and gardens of the Old World: family Muridae. They have yellowish-brown fur and feed on fruit, vegetables, seeds, etc 2. a former name for vole1