permittivity[pʉr′mə tiv′ə tē]
permittivity definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: ; from permit plush -ive plush -ity
permittivity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. per·mit·tiv·i·ties
A measure of the ability of a material to resist the formation of an electric field within it.
permittivity - Science Definition
A measure of the ability of a material to resist the formation of an electric field within it, equal to the ratio between the electric flux density and the electric field strength generated by an electric charge in the material.