electric moment


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electric moment

[i¦lek·trik ′mō·mənt]
(electricity)
One of a series of quantities characterizing an electric charge distribution; an l-th moment is given by integrating the product of the charge density, the l-th power of the distance from the origin, and a spherical harmonic Y *lm over the charge distribution.
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The load results from external force F and electric moment Me generated by the applied voltage V.
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