Dictionary

dielectric

noun di·elec·tric \ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-trik\

Definition of DIELECTRIC

:  a nonconductor of direct electric current
dielectric adjective

Origin of DIELECTRIC

dia- + electric
First Known Use: 1837

dielectric

noun di·elec·tric \ˌdī-i-ˈlek-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIELECTRIC

:  a nonconductor of direct electric current
dielectric adjective

Browse

6 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: dielectric absorptionPrevious Word in the Dictionary: dieldrinAll Words Near: dielectric
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears