the part of the electric field that is determined solely by free charges, without reference to the dielectric properties of the surrounding medium: measured in coulombs per square meter. Symbol: D
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Origin of electric displacement
First recorded in 1880–85
Also called displacement.
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British Dictionary definitions for electric displacement
physics the electric flux density when an electric field exists in free space into which a dielectric is introducedSymbol: D Also called: electric flux density
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Science definitions for electric displacement
See electric flux density.
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