Definition of Permittivity

1. Noun. (physics) A property of a dielectric medium that determines the forces that electric charges placed in the medium exert on each other. ¹



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Definition of Permittivity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Permittivity

permit nature to take its course
permition
permitions
permitless
permits
permittance
permittances
permitted
permittee
permittees
permitter
permitters
permitting
permitting of(p)
permittivities
permittivity (current term)
permix
permixed
permixes
permixing
permixtion
perms
permutabilities
permutability
permutable
permutableness
permutant
permutants
permutate
permutating

Literary usage of Permittivity

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1. The Electric Circuit by Vladimir Karapetoff (1912)
"(21), Art. 5, we put C = «A/l, (258) where K is called the permittivity of the dielectric. It is analogous to the conductivity of a conducting material, ..."

2. Electromagnetic Theory by Oliver Heaviside (1893)
"Translational Force due to Variation of permittivity. Harmonisation with Surface Traction. §80. Noting that the mechanical force on the elastically ..."

3. Elements of Electromagnetic Theory by Samuel Jackson Barnett (1903)
"The specific inductive capacity of a substance is defined as the ratio of its permittivity to the permittivity of the standard medium. If, as in this book, ..."

4. Elements of Electromagnetic Theory by Samuel Jackson Barnett (1903)
"The so-called permittivity c will then be the actual permittivity of the a. ... If then c is a permittivity of a certain type and Ea stress of the ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1919)
"It has been found that there is a definite difference, greater than the possible error of the curves, in the direction of lower permittivity for the ..."

6. Jena Glass and Its Scientific and Industrial Applications: And Its by Heinrich Hovestadt (1902)
"Now let the benzol be removed, and replaced by another liquid—say of permittivity K—and let the slider be moved through a further distance y till balance is ..."

7. Jena Glass: And Its Scientific and Industrial Applications by Heinrich Hovestadt (1902)
"The liquid condenser is then filled with purified benzol, which, according to Fl. Ratz l has, at temperature f, the permittivity Kt = 2-2582 --00164(1! ..."

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