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Vocab Chapter 7

Charging by Contact Is the transfer of electric charge between objects in contact.
Charging by Induction Rearrangments of elctric charge due to the near by electric field.
Insulator Materials in what electric charges do not move easily.
Conductor Materials in which electric charges can move easily.
Static Charge Is the imbalance of electric charge on an object.
Electric Discharge iS the movement of static charge of one place to another.
Electric current Is the flow of electric charges.
Electric circuit A closed path in which electric circuit is shown.
Electric Resistance Measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow in an object.
Voltage Is the measure of the amount of electrical energy ttransfered by an electric charge as it moves from one point to another in a circuit.
Series circit Divices are conected so there is only one closed path for a current to follow.
Parallel circuit devices are conected so there is more than one closed path for a current to follow.
magnetic Domain Group of atoms that have their magnetic poles pointing in the direction.
Electromagnet A current-carrying wire wrapped around an iron core.
Electromagnetic Induction The prodution of an electric current by moving a magnet and a loop relative to each other.
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