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Dielectric

Dielectric Meaning & Definition
Dielectric Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dielectric?

[n] a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dielectric: insulator | nonconductor

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dielectric: conductance | conduction | conductivity | conductor | electric conduction | gas conduction | insulator | ionic conduction | liquid conduction | metallic conduction | mho | nonconducting | nonconductive | nonconductor | photoconduction | semiconductor | superconductivity | superconductor

See Also | bushing | glass wool | material | mineral wool | rock wool | stuff

Dielectric In Webster's Dictionary

\Di`e*lec"tric\, n. [Pref. dia- + electric.] (Elec.) Any substance or medium that transmits the electric force by a process different from conduction, as in the phenomena of induction; a nonconductor. separating a body electrified by induction, from the electrifying body.

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