electric intensity

electric intensity n the strength of an electric field at any point as measured by the force exerted upon a unit positive charge placed at that point

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the force exerted on a unit charge at a point in an electric field. Symbol E. Called also electric field strength.

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  • electric field intensity — Physics. See electric intensity. Also called electric field strength. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

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