tube of force


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

tube of force

[′tüb əv ′fȯrs]
(electricity)
A region of space bounded by a tubular surface consisting of the lines of force which pass through a given closed curve. Also known as tube of flux.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.