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# Electricity Vocab.

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a circular journey or one beginning and ending at the same place; a round. Circuit
A substance, body, or device that readily conducts heat, electricity,or sound Conductor
Insulating material, often glass or porcelain, in a unit form designed so as to support a charged conductor and electrically isolate it. Insulator
One of the electrically charged particles formed in a gas by electric discharge or the like. Ion
The principle that the electric current passing through a conductor is directly proportional to the potential difference across it, provided that the temperature remains constant. The constant of proportionality is the resistance of the conductor Ohms Law
The opposition offered by one thing, force, etc., to another. Resistance
Electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts. Voltage
The speed at which such flow moves; velocity of flow. Current
A vector quantity from which is determined the magnitude and direction of the force (electric force) on a charged particle due to the presence of other charged particles, accelerated charged particles, or time-varying currents. Electric Field
A vector quantity from which is determined the magnitude and direction of the force (electric force) on a charged particle due to the presence of other charged particles, accelerated charged particles, or time-varying currents. Electric Force
great or marked ability to do or act; strength; might; force. Power
A circuit having its parts connected serially Series Circuit
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided into two or more paths and then returns via a common path to complete the circuit Parallel Circuit
Elimination of charges Static Charge
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