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Electricity

Facts on words to do with Electricity

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Circuit Also called electric circuit. the complete path of an electric current, including the generating apparatus, intervening resistors, or capacitors.
Power Supply a device that provides power to electric machines, generators, etc.
Load the power delivered by a generator, motor, power station, or transformer.
Conducting path The Path that the electric current flows through.
Current electric current.
Voltage electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.
Volt the SI unit of potential difference and electromotive force, formally defined to be the difference of electric potential between two points of a conductor carrying a constant current of one ampere, when the power dissipated between these points is equal t
Filament the heating element (sometimes also acting as a cathode) of a vacuum tube, resembling the filament in an incandescent bulb.
Electric something, as an appliance, vehicle, or toy, operated by electricity.
Negatively Charged having a negative charge; "electrons are negative"
Neutral of an atom, molecule, collection of particles, fluid, or solid) having no net charge; electroneutral; not electrified.
Ammeter an instrument for measuring current in amperes.
Voltmeter a calibrated instrument for measuring the potential difference between two points.
Battery Also called galvanic battery, voltaic battery. a combination of two or more cells electrically connected to work together to produce electric energy.
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