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electric field intensity

noun, Physics.
Also called electric field strength.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65

electric intensity

noun, Physics.
1.
the magnitude of an electric field at a point in the field, equal to the force that would be exerted on a small unit charge placed at the point.
Also called electric field intensity, electric field strength.
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electric field strength

noun
1.
the strength or intensity of an electric field at any point, usually measured in volts per metre E
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electric field strength  
A measure of the strength of an electric field at a given point in space, equal to the force the field would induce on a unit electric charge at that point. Also called electric field intensity, electric intensity.
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