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electric field strength

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noun

the strength or intensity of an electric field at any point, usually measured in volts per metreSymbol: E

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Scientific definitions for electric field strength

electric field strength

A measure of the strength of an electric field at a given point in space, equal to the force the field would induce on a unit electric charge at that point. Also called electric field intensity electric intensity
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