Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

  • -id > 9:3
   

Magnetic Field

Force surrounding a magnet or other polarized body, such as the earth, which has a field approximately aligned with its axis of rotation that has reversed several times during the earth’s history.

Cf. paleomagnetic reversals.

See paleomagnetism.

Full-Text Search Entries

Suggestions from Other Sources

From "Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care"