Meaning of electric susceptibility

elec'tric susceptibil'ity

Pronunciation: [key]
— Elect. Elect.
  1. (when the components of electrical polarization are linear combinations of the components of the electric field) the coefficient or set of coefficients that multiply the components of the electric field. Also calledCf. polarization (def. 3b).
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