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electric field

the lines of force exerted on charged ions in the tissues by the electrodes that cause charged particles to move from one pole to another.

electric field

The region in space in which the attractive or repulsive effects of a given electric charge have an effect.
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Effects of red clover extract on contractile responses to electrical field stimulation
2a and b, the various auxiliary electrodes altered the distribution of the electrical field near the nozzle tip.
20 applies to the electrical field from the necessary insulators that must be involved in a process.
In the duct, the air passed sequentially through a 55 percent bag filter, two electrical field screens and a blower; then it re-entered the room through the supply diffusers.
Because fictional internment narratives such as Joy Kogawa's Oba san are already canonical within Canadian literature, The Electrical Field is free to concentrate upon the internment's effect on a later generation, both its residual legacy of shame and the trauma undergone by those who yearn, directly or indirectly, for redress.
An electrical field would need to measure at least 150 kV/m to overcome gravity and lift a grain of sand in the absence of wind, the tests suggest.
Reducing the electrical field strength of a charged process essential insulator requires careful forethought.
There is even an electrical field emanating from the heart and enveloping the body up to a metre wide.
The earth has a natural background electrical field, which usually varies from about 150 to 200 volts per meter.
An electrical field propels ions to the collector electrode at the other end, creating peaks that are displayed as a Plasmagram.
It continued to provide accurate readings through the entire area of the strong electrical field, without a trace of interference, proving the versatility of the extended range probe in its signal's ability to cut through interference that other locators could not overcome.
It emits an electrical current that affects the shark's central nervous system "by putting out a very precise electrical field that surrounds the swimmer, diver or surfer and repels sharks as they get closer" says Jerry Kleeman, MD of SeaChange.