Meaning of “electromagnetism” in the English Dictionary


"electromagnetism" in English

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electromagnetismnoun [ U ]

uk /iˌlek.trəʊˈmæɡ.nə.tɪ.zəm/ us /iˌlek.troʊˈmæɡ.nə.tɪ.zəm/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Sharks have all the senses that people do, but they also have a sixth sense: electromagnetism. 
  • But if it were so, we might apparently hope, by experiments in electromagnetism, to obtain absolute motion, and to place in evidence the translation of the earth relatively to the ether. 
  • This is accomplished through the utilization of the phenomena of electromagnetism. 

(Definition of “electromagnetism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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