positive charge


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Noun1.positive charge - having a deficiency of electronspositive charge - having a deficiency of electrons; having a higher electric potential
electric charge, 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"
negative charge - having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential
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Our hope is that Positive Charge can deliver meaningful contributions that will inspire others to implement similar programs and truly impact the course of the HIV epidemic in this country.
Polyamines are molecules within the cell that carry a positive charge.
16) show the positive charge below the negative charge?
That positive charge helps to overcome another obstacle to nanoparticle drug delivery: Once the particles reach a tumor, it's difficult to get them to enter the cells.
The development of positive charge sites on the surface of variable charge minerals present in the soil profiles of the JRC provides adsorption sites for N[O.
Thus an alpha particle (a helium nucleus) had four times the mass of a proton but a positive charge only twice that of a proton.
Turns out that plaque has a (+) positive charge and tooth enamel has a (-) negative charge - as opposites they attract and stick.
Therefore, they cannot remove dangerous cations or dyes with positive charge from water or textile wastewater.
In the process, though, they shorted out much of the positive charge that usually sits near the top of the cloud acting like a lid on a pot to keep negatively charged leaders from breaking through.
The other terminal has a deficit of electrons and, therefore, a positive charge.
If such a particle approached a nucleus, the positive charge of the nucleus would repel the positively charged proton, breaking it from the neutron and deflecting it away.
So Dirac revised his idea, correctly concluding in 1931 that the holes were a new type of particle with the same mass as an electron but a positive charge.

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