loss factor

noun

Definition of loss factor

1 : the ratio of the average to the maximum power loss in a circuit variably loaded over a given period
2 : the product of the dielectric constant of a capacitor dielectric by the alternating-current power factor

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“Loss factor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loss%20factor. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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