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OTHER WORDS FROM dielectricdi·e·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverb
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From Walden's work it appears that the dielectric constant finally determines the quantitative ionizing effect of a solvent.
What was really important was the sort of condensers made possible by a genuinely good dielectric material.Security|Poul William Anderson
Numerically the specific inductive capacity of a dielectric is equal to the dielectric constant already mentioned.
The coefficient K is called the dielectric constant of the medium, and its value is taken as unity for air.
Take as example the chapter in which he explains electrostatic attractions by pressures and tensions in the dielectric medium.
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Derived forms of dielectricdielectrically, adverb
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A material that conducts (see conduction) electricity poorly or not at all. If a voltage is applied to a dielectric, the atoms in the material arrange themselves in such a way as to oppose the flow of electric current (see also current). Glass, wood, and plastic are common dielectrics. (See insulator.)