electric flux


noun

the lines of force that make up an electric field.

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Origin of electric flux

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for electric flux

electric flux

noun

the product of the electric displacement and the area across which it is displaced in an electric fieldSymbol: Ψ
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Scientific definitions for electric flux

electric flux

The electric flux density across a given cross-sectional area in an electric field.
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