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Electricity

TermDefinition
Ion A charged particle.
Electricity The flow of electrons.
Static Electricity A build up of electrical charge on a materials surface.
Electrical Force Attractive or repulsive force exerted by all charged objects.
Electrical Field A field at which electrical charges excerpt a force on one another.
Insulator A material, such as wood or glass, electrons to not move freely.
Conductor A material, such as copper and silver, which electrons move freely.
Electrical discharge Excess charge that rapidly moves for one place to another.
Current Electricity The flow of electricity through a circuit.
Resistor A material at which electricity has trouble flowing through.
Resistance A measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow through a material.
Voltage Electric potential of an electron.
Series Circuit A circuit that only has one path for electricity to flow.
Parallel Circuit A circuit that has multiple paths for electricity to flow.
Generator A machine used to turn kinetic energy into electrical energy.
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