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electric charge

The state of any particle or body on which the there is an imbalance between electrons and protons. An excess of electrons causes a negative charge; a deficiency of electrons causes a positive charge. Electric charge, ELECTRIC FORCE and ELECTRIC POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE are fundamental to much of physiology.
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But they, like water droplets, are capable of electrifying in ascending air currents and further participation in the processes of accumulation and separation of electric charges in atmospheric storm clouds.
2] are, respectively, the distance between the charges, the velocity of light, and the number of the electric charges.
Because of this imbalance, scientists have long suspected that forces due to electric charges could change the freezing point of water.
After performing the analysis, an increase of the deposit layers adhesion can be noticed in the case of the tests where powders cladded with electric charges were used in the metallization process.
A positive electric charge and a negative electric charge are needed to produce electricity.
An Irish physicist, George Johnstone Stoney (1826-1911), suggested that electricity existed in fundamental particles, as matter did, and that all these particles carried the same electric charge.
1 Brief Introduction of "Fairness, Openness and Justice" Transaction and Accounting of Electric Charges in China's Electricity Industry, 2008
The weak interaction is considered as an interaction between color charges and electric charges.
The microscopic details of how electric charges move through transistors and other devices made of such materials have remained obscure, however.
Arrhenius had maintained that atoms or groups of atoms could carry electric charges (see 1884), and Lorentz (see 1895) had wondered if it might be electric charges within the atom that did the oscillating.
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The second term represents Coulomb's law for the electromagnetic interaction between two electric charges [[?