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dielectric heating

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noun Electricity.
  1. the heating of a nonconducting substance caused by dielectric loss when the material is placed in a variable electric field.
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Origin of dielectric heating

First recorded in 1940–45
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dielectric heating

noun
  1. a technique in which an insulator is heated by the application of a high-frequency electric field
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