disruptive discharge


noun Electricity.

the sudden, large increase in current through an insulating medium resulting from complete failure of the medium under electrostatic stress.

Nearby words

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British Dictionary definitions for disruptive discharge

disruptive discharge

noun

a sudden large increase in current through an insulating medium resulting from failure of the medium to withstand an applied electric field
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