electric constant

noun

the permittivity of free space, which has the value 8.854 187 × 10 –12 farad per metreSymbol: ε o Also called: absolute permittivity

Nearby words

  1. electric catfish,
  2. electric cell,
  3. electric chair,
  4. electric charge,
  5. electric circuit,
  6. electric current,
  7. electric dipole moment,
  8. electric discharge,
  9. electric displacement,
  10. electric eel

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