noun Electricity.
a unit of measure for electric dipole moments, equal to 10 –18 statcoulomb-centimeters. Abbreviation: D

1930–35; named after P. J. W. Debye Unabridged
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Debye (Dutch deˈbɛiə)
Peter Joseph Wilhelm. 1884--1966, Dutch chemist and physicist, working in the US: Nobel prize for chemistry (1936) for his work on dipole moments

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