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Definition of "electro-magnetism" [e•lec•tro-mag•net•ism]

  • Magnetism produced by an electric current. (noun)
  • One of the fundamental forces of nature, responsible for both electrical and magnetic phenomena. Called also the electromagnetic force. Formerly believed to be separate phenomena, electricity and magnetism were shown by experiment and theory to be different aspects of the electromagnetic force. It is responsible for the forces generated between magnetically or electrically charged objects, and is the fundamental force responsible for the characteristics of electromagnetic radiation, including light. (noun)
  • The branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "electro-magnetism" in a sentence
  • "And when it comes into contact with a suitable metal object, such as a pan of the right material, that electro-magnetism gets translated into heat pretty much instantaneously."
  • "Rosemary had written a new and interesting model for electro-magnetism that she was convinced could be proved empirically by building a circuit that manifested energy efficiencies which defied "conventional" theory ... and that is essentially what has happened: The anomalous energy readings that have been recorded with this circuit defy conventional explanation."
  • "If we are to teach the controversy in this case so to speak then why not do it with all science. moon landing real vs moon landing fake gravity as a separate force, vs gravity as electro-magnetism earth solid vs hollow earth astronomy vs astrology quantum indeterminism vs the natural ontological attitude spherical vs hyperbolic universe"