Definition of 'electromagnetic'
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These are induced by the electromagnetic field from the battery wire. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The entire chart is called the electromagnetic spectrum. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The suit means electromagnetic fields bounce off her. The Sun (2015)Light with its back turned to the electromagnetic spectrum. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The electromagnetic field can also affect other things near by. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Such a field is called an electromagnetic field. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The electric potential sensor can pick up electromagnetic fields given off by a pumping heart a metre away. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Here is a chart of the various groups of electromagnetic radiation, arranged according to their frequencies. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum differ in more than our eyes' ability to detect them. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)High exposure to electromagnetic fields has been linked to a range of health issues including an increased risk of cancer and memory problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But electromagnetic fields can bend them, to form images. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)At the same time, the wires become surrounded by an invisible electromagnetic field. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)They said electromagnetic radiation emitted by mobile and cordless phones can damage cells, making tumours more likely. The Sun (2012)The local church was full of well-heeled people poring over leaflets about the possible dangers of electromagnetic radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The first 380,000 years after the big bang are opaque to conventional telescopes that use the electromagnetic spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have to consider a healing molecular spectrum far beyond the infrared, indeed beyond the whole electromagnetic spectrum. Secrets of the Soil (1990)The manual warns it produces an electromagnetic field during operation, which may interfere with active or passive implants. The Sun (2015)And no one quite knows what will happen to a man who stands inside an electromagnetic field for 72 hours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many have been made chronically ill because of intolerance to wi-fi and other electromagnetic fields and have moved to the tiny outpost on purpose. The Sun (2013)These are a form of electromagnetic radiation, emitted by all people and objects that lie between the infrared and microwave parts of the spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have crept up on a partial definition of radio: It has something to do with electromagnetic fields. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)
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Translations for 'electromagnetic'
British English: electromagnetic ADJECTIVE
Electromagnetic is used to describe the electrical and magnetic forces or effects produced by an electric current.
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Definition of electromagnetic from the Collins English Dictionary
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