electric field intensity


noun Physics.

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Also called electric field strength.

Origin of electric field intensity

First recorded in 1960–65

Definition for electric field strength (2 of 2)

electric intensity

noun Physics.

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.
Also called electric field intensity, electric field strength.
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British Dictionary definitions for electric field strength

electric field strength

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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