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dielectric loss

noun, Electricity
1.
the loss of power in a dielectric caused by the loss of energy in the form of heat generated by an electric field.
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Examples for dielectric loss
  • In particular, power loss-temperature formulae describing dielectric loss can be applied only over limited temperature ranges.
  • The dielectric loss factor generally increased with increasing temperature.

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