dielectric heating

noun

: the rapid and uniform heating throughout a nonconducting material by means of a high-frequency electromagnetic field

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dielectric heating was in 1940

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“Dielectric heating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dielectric%20heating. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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