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dielectric constant

  

      n      another name for       relative permittivity  
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relative permittivity  
      n   the ratio of the permittivity of a substance to that of free space.,   (Symbol)    εr  ,   (Also called)    dielectric constant         

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dielectric  
      n  
1    a substance or medium that can sustain an electric field  
2    a substance or body of very low electrical conductivity; insulator  
      adj  
3    of, concerned with, or having the properties of a dielectric  
     (from dia- + electric)  
  dielectrically      adv  


dielectric constant  
      n      another name for       relative permittivity  
dielectric heating  
      n   a technique in which an insulator is heated by the application of a high-frequency electric field  
dielectric lens  
      n     (Physics)   a lens constructed of a material that converges or diverges a beam of electromagnetic radiation of radio frequency  

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