HyperDic: electrical_phenomenon

English > 1 sense of the expression electrical phenomenon:
NOUNphenomenonelectrical phenomenona physical phenomenon involving electricity
English > electrical phenomenon: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA physical phenomenon involving electricity.
NarroweramperageThe strength of an electrical current measured in amperes
capacitance, electrical capacity, capacityAn electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored
charge, electric chargeThe quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency / deficiency of electrons
conductanceA material's capacity to conduct electricity
current, electric currentA flow of electricity through a conductor
dielectric heatingheating of an insulator by a high-frequency electric field
distortionA change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal
elastance, electrical elastanceThe reciprocal of capacitance
electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltageThe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
electric resistance, electrical resistance, impedance, resistance, resistivity, ohmic resistanceA material's opposition to the flow of electric current
electrical disturbanceelectrical signals produced by unwanted sources (atmospherics or receiver / receiver noise or unwanted transmitters)
induction, inductanceAn electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
pyroelectricitygeneration of an electric charge on certain crystals (such as tourmaline) as a result of a change in temperature
reactanceopposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance)
reluctance(physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
skin effectThe tendency of high-frequency alternating current to distribute near the surface of a conductor
voltage, electromotive force, emfThe rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Spanishfenómeno eléctrico
Catalanfenomen elèctric

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