Definition of Creepage

1. Noun. A gradual, creeping movement ¹



2. Noun. The leakage of an electrical current across the surface of an insulator (dielectric) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Creepage

1. gradual movement [n -S]

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Literary usage of Creepage

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1. Theory and Calculations of Electrical Circuits by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"Thus at low values of B—below 1000—hysteresis cycles taken by ballistic galvanometer are liable to become irregular and erratic, by "magnetic creepage. ..."

2. Theory and Calculation of Electric Circuits by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"Thus at low values of B—below 1000—hysteresis cycles taken by ballistic galvanometer are liable to become irregular and erratic, by "magnetic creepage. ..."

3. Electrical Machine Design: The Design and Specification of Direct and by Alexander Gray (1913)
"the creepage distance; voltage to cause arcing across the surface = 50000 volts. Fig 281 shows the results of similar tests made under oil, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"For this catalytic action of promoting creepage along the surface the name, "creepage corona" is proposed. In any discharge involving dielectrics there will ..."

5. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1895)
"There is a wire, which may be of insulating material, carried to the poles, and the creepage has to go over that wire and then down to the ground in order ..."

6. Central Station Electricity Supply by Albert Gay (1906)
"(<Z) If creepage has been taking place, the allowance for creepage should be ... creepage is found by :— Tested daily creepage X number of days in period. ..."

7. Hydro-electric Power by Lamar Lyndon (1916)
"This compound has a high dielectric strength and increases the flashover voltage and resistance to creepage between successive layers of conducting material ..."

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