Kelvin's law

noun

Definition of Kelvin's law

: a statement in electrical economics: the most economical cross-section area for an electric conductor is that for which the cost of energy lost in a given period equals the interest for the same period of the capital involved

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after Lord Kelvin

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“Kelvin's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kelvin%27s%20law. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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