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electric field intensity

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noun Physics.
  1. electric intensity.
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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.
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Also called electric field intensity, electric field strength.
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