Equipotential surface
Equipotential E`qui*po*ten"tial, a. [Equi- + potential.] (Mech. & Physics) Having the same potential. [1913 Webster]

{Equipotential surface}, a surface for which the potential is for all points of the surface constant. Level surfaces on the earth are equipotential. [1913 Webster]


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  • equipotential surface — vienodo potencialo paviršius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. equipotential surface vok. Äquipotentialfläche, f rus. эквипотенциальная поверхность, f pranc. surface de potentiel constant, f; surface d’égal potentiel, f; surface… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Equipotential surface — Equipotential surfaces are surfaces of constant scalar potential. They are used to visualize an (n) dimensional scalar potential function in (n 1) dimensional space. The gradient of the potential, denoting the direction of greatest increase, is… …   Wikipedia

  • equipotential surface — noun Any n dimensional surface (or line) having a constant scalar potential …   Wiktionary

  • Equipotential — or isopotential in mathematics and physics (especially electronics) refers to a region in space where every point in it is at the same potential. This usually refers to a scalar potential, although it can also be applied to vector potentials.… …   Wikipedia

  • Equipotential — E qui*po*ten tial, a. [Equi + potential.] (Mech. & Physics) Having the same potential. [1913 Webster] {Equipotential surface}, a surface for which the potential is for all points of the surface constant. Level surfaces on the earth are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surface de potentiel constant — vienodo potencialo paviršius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. equipotential surface vok. Äquipotentialfläche, f rus. эквипотенциальная поверхность, f pranc. surface de potentiel constant, f; surface d’égal potentiel, f; surface… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • surface d’égal potentiel — vienodo potencialo paviršius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. equipotential surface vok. Äquipotentialfläche, f rus. эквипотенциальная поверхность, f pranc. surface de potentiel constant, f; surface d’égal potentiel, f; surface… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • surface équipotentielle — vienodo potencialo paviršius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. equipotential surface vok. Äquipotentialfläche, f rus. эквипотенциальная поверхность, f pranc. surface de potentiel constant, f; surface d’égal potentiel, f; surface… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • equipotential — equipotentiality, n. /ee kweuh peuh ten sheuhl, ek weuh /, adj. Physics. of the same or exhibiting uniform potential at every point: an equipotential surface. [1670 80; EQUI + POTENTIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • equipotential — e•qui•po•ten•tial [[t]ˌi kwə pəˈtɛn ʃəl, ˌɛk wə [/t]] adj. phs Physics. of the same or uniform potential at every point: an equipotential surface[/ex] • Etymology: 1670–80 e qui•po•ten ti•al′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

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