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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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One of the biggest challenges is keeping the electrically charged inferno away from the walls of the donut-shaped "tokamak" reactor using giant magnets.
Metal atoms in the vapor trail get some of their electrons torn away by other charged atoms and molecules in the ionosphere, transforming the metal atoms into electrically charged ions.
That's because when the electrically charged material from a solar storm reaches Earth and affects our magnetic fields, in what's called a geomagnetic storm, it can mess with communication systems that relay signals through the atmosphere.
TO PAGE 59 DARREN Fletcher says Albion must draw inspiration from an electrically charged Hawthorns on Astle Day tomorrow and not sink into their shells.
The particles are attracted to the object or surface by an electrically charged backing plate.
The units can support electrically charged specimens and withstand up to 3000W of heat load.
The auroral displays are associated with the solar wind - electrically charged particles continuously spewing outward from the sun.
While primer is usually sprayed onto metal parts, in the electrocoating, or electrodeposition, process, metal parts are dipped into an electrically charged tank of primer.
Atomized liquid is then directed through this field to achieve an electrically charged spray cloud that is propelled into the air seeking out the target and uniformly wrapping it with spray droplets.
The computer-controlled plasma cutters use electrically charged, high temperature gas to cut through steel.
Applying a variety of meters, the verses practically shout out their intensity, in this electrically charged reading experience.
With this consideration, the energy of an electrically charged particle is a complex number.

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