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electric field intensity

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noun Physics.
  1. electric intensity.

Origin of electric field intensity

First recorded in 1960–65
Also called electric field strength.

electric intensity

noun Physics.
  1. the magnitude of an electric field at a point in the field, equal to the force that would be exerted on a small unit charge placed at the point.
Also called electric field intensity, electric field strength.
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