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IEVref:102-05-12ID:
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Term: field
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Definition: function that attributes a scalar, a vector or a tensor, or an interrelated set of such elements, to each point in a given region of the three-dimensional Euclidean space

Note 1 to entry: A field may represent a physical phenomenon such as an acoustic pressure field, a gravity field, the Earth's magnetic field, an electromagnetic field.

Note 2 to entry: A field can be time-dependent.

Note 3 to entry: In English, the term "field" has also another meaning in mathematics (in French "corps"), see IEV 102-02-18, Note 2.


Publication date:2017-07
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Replaces:102-05-12:2007-08
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