Associations to the word «Dielectric»
DIELECTRIC, noun. (metamaterial) An electrically insulating or nonconducting material considered for its electric susceptibility, i.e. its property of polarization when exposed to an external electric field.
DIELECTRIC, adjective. (electrically) insulating
DIELECTRIC ABSORPTION, noun. (physics) The retention of polarization of a dielectric material after removal of the electric field.
DIELECTRIC GREASE, noun. Any insulating grease that prevents corrosion of electrical connectors (and spark plugs etc) by preventing access by water
DIELECTRIC HEATING, noun. The heating of an electrically insulating material by a rapidly fluctuating electric field
DIELECTRIC, noun. A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity.
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