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di·e·lec·tric

 (dī′ĭ-lĕk′trĭk)
n.
A nonconductor of electricity, especially a substance with electrical conductivity of less than a millionth (10-6) of a siemens.


di′e·lec′tric adj.
di′e·lec′tri·cal·ly adv.

dielectric

(ˌdaɪɪˈlɛktrɪk)
n
1. (General Physics) a substance or medium that can sustain a static electric field within it
2. (General Physics) a substance or body of very low electrical conductivity; insulator
adj
(General Physics) of, concerned with, or having the properties of a dielectric
[from dia- + electric]
ˌdieˈlectrically adv

di•e•lec•tric

(ˌdaɪ ɪˈlɛk trɪk)

n.
1. a nonconductor of electricity; insulator.
2. a substance in which an electric field can be maintained with a minimum loss of power.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to a dielectric substance.
[1830–40; di-3 + electric]
di`e•lec′tri•cal•ly, adv.

di·e·lec·tric

(dī′ĭ-lĕk′trĭk)
Adjective
Having little or no ability to conduct electricity.
Noun
A dielectric substance, such as glass or rubber.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dielectric - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivitydielectric - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
bushing - an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
mineral wool, rock wool - a light fibrous material used as an insulator
glass wool - glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
Translations
eriste
dielektrikum

dielectric

[ˌdaɪəˈlektrɪk]
A. ADJdieléctrico
B. Ndieléctrico m

dielectric

adjdielektrisch
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These insulating aerial device requirements shall also include an insulating lower arm insert, insulating telescopic upper boom and a dielectrically tested insulating control handle, with upper control isolation system at the boom tip, offering an additional layer of secondary dielectric protection for the operator.
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This is accomplished by coating a metallic conductor with a material which is dielectrically resistant and on the whole nonconductive.
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From the physical point of view, the microstrip antenna contains an active plane made from resonant elements, dielectrically separated by a ground conductor plane.
Developed in National's wafer fabrication site in Arlington, Texas, the VIP10 process is a high-speed, dielectrically isolated, complementary bipolar process that utilizes deep trench technology on a bonded wafer for complete dielectric isolation and optimal high-speed amplifier performance.
The dielectrically isolated device eliminates troublesome and noisy ground loops from developing between the actuator and the analog inputs.