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electric moment Syllabification: e·lec·tric mo·ment

Definition of electric moment in English:


Physics The product of the distance separating the charges of a dipole and the magnitude of either charge.
Example sentences
  • Formulae giving the optical absorption due to second-order terms in the crystal electric moment expansion are obtained.
  • Debye's formula includes the polarizability of the molecule, its permanent electric moment, the dielectric constant, and the energy of thermal agitation.
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