electric flux density

noun

another name for electric displacement

Nearby words

  1. electric field,
  2. electric field intensity,
  3. electric field strength,
  4. electric fire,
  5. electric flux,
  6. electric furnace,
  7. electric guitar,
  8. electric hare,
  9. electric intensity,
  10. electric light

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Science definitions for electric flux density

electric flux density

A measure of the strength of an electric field generated by a free electric charge, corresponding to the number of electric lines of force passing through a given area. It is equal to the electric field strength multiplied by the permittivity of the material through which the electric field extends. It is measured in coulombs per square meter. Also called electric displacement
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