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The tendency of alternating current to flow near the surface of a conductor.
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(Electronics) the tendency of alternating current to concentrate in the surface layer of a conductor, esp at high frequencies, thus increasing its effective resistance
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the phenomenon in which an alternating current tends to concentrate in the outer layer of a conductor, resulting in increased resistance.
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|Noun||1.||skin effect - the tendency of high-frequency alternating current to distribute near the surface of a conductor|
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
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