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|Noun||1.||electric charge - the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons; "the battery needed a fresh charge"|
electrostatic charge - the electric charge at rest on the surface of an insulated body (which establishes and adjacent electrostatic field)
positive charge - having a deficiency of electrons; having a higher electric potential
negative charge - having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity