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dielectric heating

noun, Electricity
the heating of a nonconducting substance caused by dielectric loss when the material is placed in a variable electric field.
Origin of dielectric heating
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Even earlier, radio-frequency dielectric heating was considered for sterilizing soils for use in greenhouses.
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  • Induction and dielectric heating equipment, ampere rating of disconnecting means.
British Dictionary definitions for dielectric heating

dielectric heating

a technique in which an insulator is heated by the application of a high-frequency electric field
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