dielectric strength

noun

Definition of dielectric strength

: the maximum intensity of electric field that a given dielectric can sustain without disruptive discharge, usually expressed in kilovolts per millimeter

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“Dielectric strength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dielectric%20strength. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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