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Dielectric   Listen

A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity.  Synonyms: insulator, nonconductor.

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"Dielectric" Quotes from Famous Books

... Dielectric. A non-conductor for an electric current, but through which electro-static induction will take place. For example: glass and rubber ...
— Electricity for Boys • J. S. Zerbe

... no longer to question him. In the dielectric, the green sparks and spurts of living flame began to crackle and to hiss like living spirits ...
— Darkness and Dawn • George Allan England

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