electric charge

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electric charge

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electric charge

n
(General Physics) another name for charge25
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Noun1.electric charge - the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electronselectric 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
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Another added benefit of thermoelectrics is their ability to heat an enclosure (under extreme freezing conditions) through reverse electrical polarity.
He suggests that farmers could more judiciously apply pesticides that have been electrically charged by noting the weather conditions, time of day and electrical polarity of the plants they are trying to protect.

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