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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electro-magnetic  \E*lec`tro-mag*net"ic\,  a. 
  Of  Pertaining  to  or  produced  by  magnetism  which  is 
  developed  by  the  passage  of  an  electric  current. 
 
  {Electro-magnetic  engine},  an  engine  in  which  the  motive 
  force  is  electro-magnetism. 
 
  {Electro-magnetic  theory  of  light}  (Physics),  a  theory  of 
  light  which  makes  it  consist  in  the  rapid  alternation  of 
  transient  electric  currents  moving  transversely  to  the 
  direction  of  the  ray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electromagnetic 
  adj  :  pertaining  to  or  exhibiting  magnetism  produced  by  electric 
  charge  in  motion;  "electromagnetic  energy" 




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