follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

inverse square law

noun, Physics, Optics.
1.
one of several laws relating two quantities such that one quantity varies inversely as the square of the other, as the law that the illumination produced on a screen by a point source varies inversely as the square of the distance of the screen from the source.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for in verse square law

inverse square law

noun
1.
any natural law in which the magnitude of a physical quantity varies inversely with the square of the distance from its source
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for inverse square law

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for in

2
3
Scrabble Words With Friends