Meaning of “electromagnetic” in the English Dictionary


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electromagneticadjective [ not gradable ]


physics relating to or caused by magnetism (= the power of an object to attract other objects to it) that is produced by electricity

physics Electromagnetic also means relating to the science that deals with the relationship between electricity and magnetism.

electromagnetic force physics, chemistry

Electromagnetic force is the form of energy that causes all reactions between particles (= extremely small pieces) of matter, which have either positive or negative electrical characteristics.

(Definition of “electromagnetic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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