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electromagnetic field tensor[i¦lek·trō·mag′ned·ik ′fēld ‚ten·sər]
An antisymmetric, second-rank Lorentz tensor, whose elements are proportional to the electric and magnetic fields; the Maxwell field equations can be expressed in a simple form in terms of this tensor.
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