dielectric


dielectric
di·elec·tric .dī-i-'lek-trik n a nonconductor of direct electric current
dielectric adj

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di·elec·tric (di″ə-lekґtrik) 1. transmitting electric effects by induction, but not by conduction. 2. an insulating substance that transmits in this way, i.e., through or across which electric force is acting or may act, by induction without conduction.

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