dielectric current

dielectric current

[‚dī·ə′lek·trik ′kər·ənt]
(electricity)
The current flowing at any instant through a surface of a dielectric that is located in a changing electric field.
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Other performance specifications include: dielectric current leakage less than 2 milliamps at 1500 V a.c.; insulation resistance of 1000 megohoms minimum at 78 [degrees] F; standard product seals on smooth insulation from 0.134 in.