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electromagnetism

electromagnetism


e·lec·tro·mag·net·ism  (-lktr-mgn-tzm)
n.
1. Magnetism produced by electric charge in motion.
2. The physics of electricity and magnetism.

electromagnetism [ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmægnɪˌtɪzəm]
n
1. (Physics / General Physics) magnetism produced by an electric current
2. (Physics / General Physics) Also called electromagnetics the branch of physics concerned with magnetism produced by electric currents and with the interaction of electric and magnetic fields

electromagnetism  (-lktr-mgn-tzm)
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.
electromagnetism

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