conservation of charge


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conservation of charge

n.
A principle stating that the total electric charge of an isolated system remains constant regardless of changes within the system.

conservation of charge

n
(General Physics) the principle that the total charge of any isolated system is constant and independent of changes that take place within the system
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Noun1.conservation of charge - the principle that the total electric charge of a system remains constant despite changes inside the system
conservation - (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
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This is the kind of consistency check we need to do to answer how it is that we know certain things, such as conservation of charge in reactions," Hughes says.
IsoStat is based on extreme electrical isolation and relies on conservation of charge to achieve a balanced output of positive and negative ions.

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