What is field of force?

  • (noun): The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
    Synonyms: field, force field

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    We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical field of human relations in which the action takes place, but employs and encourages those thoughts and feelings which help transform the field itself.
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    What though the field be lost?
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