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Synonyms for electric current

a flow of electricity through a conductor

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A painting graduate of the University of Santo Tomas, Onal uses the vitality of life as a reference point for his work-often comparing his approach to that of the controlled randomness of electrical currents.
As little as 1/10th the thermal injury compared to monopolar electrosurgery, does not pass electrical current through the patient, with fully integrated smoke evacuation feature.
The device drives electrical current by manipulating individual electrons, one-by-one at very high speed.
They have yet to apply electrical current directly on a wound.
The second mode is to move calcium into heart cells without generating any electrical current.
This test measures the amount of electrical current needed to induce a sensation.
For one, a segment that's been switched off still permits large amounts of electrical current, up to 30 percent of the total flow, to leak through, Bandaru notes.
The Electrodeposition painting process involves vehicle bodies being immersed in a paint tank, with an electrical current passing through the steel parts causing the paint to adhere to the metal surfaces.
Another common treatment with good evidence behind it is transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, in which a device delivers a mild electrical current to the outside of the body in the painful area, interfering with pain messages.
Electrical current thresholds can be set to define full power, standby, and power off states for individual devices and for groups of outlets.
8 million cars, including Chevrolet Cavaliers and Pontiac Sunfires built between March 1997 and April 2001, to prevent high electrical current flow through the ignition switch.
The primary working parts of a microchip, transistors are microscopic switches that turn the flow of electrical current on and off.
According to Schrag, "Although magnetic sensing is used extensively, it is not applied widely for imaging electrical current flow.
G-Drive technology reduces the washer-extractors' electrical current draw by up to 70% during start-up, resulting in reduced electrical requirements, lower-cost installation, and improved flexibility.
A fuel cell is an electrochemical system that consumes fuel to produce an electrical current.
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