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(... just can't think of a concise way to summarize a force field without using the words "force" and "field"...)
 
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A '''force field''' is a field that exerts a force on objects within that area. For example, planets create a force field known as a gravity well that pulls other matter and energy toward itself.
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A '''force field''' is a volume of space in which objects are subjected to physical force depending on their position in the space. For example, massive objects such as planets create a gravity force field around them that pulls other matter and energy toward them.  Similarly, magnets apply force to ferrous metal objects or charged objects around them.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:59, 8 February 2008

A force field is a volume of space in which objects are subjected to physical force depending on their position in the space. For example, massive objects such as planets create a gravity force field around them that pulls other matter and energy toward them. Similarly, magnets apply force to ferrous metal objects or charged objects around them.


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