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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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Use of electrodes made of aerogel will also result in better management of electric charge on cars.
By tinkering with the voltage in cell membranes of developing African clawed frogs, researchers found that the electric charge, also called membrane potential, plays a role in how big the brain grows and what kind of tissues developing cells grow into.
That's why some commercial gasoline fuel hoses in the United States have an attached ground wire to dissipate electric charge accumulation during fueling operations and there exist regulations to shut off the engine when pumping fuel into a vehicle.
The ALPHA experiment reports a measurement of the electric charge of antihydrogen atoms, finding it to be compatible with zero to eight decimal places.
With such mechanistic interpretation Wheeler's scheme numerical values of the electric charge and radiation constants were successfully obtained [2].
Our electric charge points were installed and ready for business in April 2012 (our Facebook page has the pictures).
In a battery, the electric charge moves through the electrolyte.
In association with the ESB, Electromotive will install ten electric charge points as part of an initiative to have 10 per cent of the Irish national fleet electric powered by 2020 with 1,500 charging stations due to be installed by the end of 2011.
By powder cladding with electric charge, the adhesion is improved by a high speed and by performing several microweldings between the basic material and the deposit material.
1 : to give an electric charge to <charge a device>