Field (pheesics)

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The magnitude an direction o a twa-dimensional electric field surroondin twa equally charged (repellin) pairticles. Brichtness represents magnitude an hue represents direction.

A field is a pheesical quantity that haes a value for ilka pynt in space an time.[1] For example, in a wather forecast, the wind velocity is describit bi assignin a vector tae ilka pynt in space. Ilka vector represents the speed an direction o the movement o air at that pynt.

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  1. John Gribbin (1998). Q is for Quantum: Particle Physics from A to Z. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 138. ISBN 0-297-81752-3.