# Coulomb's law

- ['ku:lɒmz]noun Physics a law stating that like electric charges repel and opposite charges attract, with a force proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.

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**Coulomb's law**— Cou lomb s law (Physics) The law that the force exerted between two electric or magnetic charges is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely to the square of the distance between them. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Coulomb's law**— [ko͞o lämz′, ko͞o′lämz΄] n. Physics the statement that the electrostatic force between two charged bodies acts along the line between them, is directly proportional to the product of their magnitudes, and is inversely proportional to the square… … English World dictionary**Coulomb's law**— Electromagnetism Electricity · … Wikipedia**Coulomb's law**— Elect. the principle that the force between two point charges acts in the direction of the line between them and is directly proportional to the product of their electric charges divided by the square of the distance between them. [1850 55; after … Universalium**Coulomb’s law**— Kulono dėsnis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Coulomb’s law vok. Coulombsches Gesetz, n rus. закон Кулона, m pranc. loi de Coulomb, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas**Coulomb's Law**— noun a fundamental principle of electrostatics; the force of attraction or repulsion between two charged particles is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the distance between them; principle also… … Useful english dictionary**Coulomb's law**— noun the fundamental law of electrostatics the force between two point charges is proportional to the product of their charges, and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them … Wiktionary**Coulomb's Law**— /ˈkulɒmz ˌlɔ/ (say koohlomz .law) noun (in physics) the principle that the attractive or repulsive force between two electrically charged bodies, or magnetic poles, is proportional to the product of the charges, or pole strengths, and inversely… … Australian English dictionary**Coulomb's law**— noun Date: 1854 a statement in physics: the force of attraction or repulsion acting along a straight line between two electric charges is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely to the square of the distance between them … New Collegiate Dictionary**Coulomb's law**— the force of attraction or repulsion between two electrified bodies is proportional directly to the quantities of electric charge, and inversely as the square of their distance apart … Medical dictionary