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electric intensity

[ ih-lek-trik in-ten-si-tee ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trɪk ɪnˈtɛn sɪ ti /
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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.
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Also called e·lec·tric field in·ten·si·ty [ih-lek-trik feeldin-ten-si-tee], /ɪˈlɛk trɪk ˈfild ɪnˌtɛn sɪ ti/, e·lec·tric field strength [ih-lek-trik feeld-strengkth] /ɪˈlɛk trɪk ˈfild ˌstrɛŋkθ/ .
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