electric charge

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Synonyms for electric charge

the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons

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The complete (or type-II) annihilation between a quark and its corresponding antiquark forms a colorless and electrically neutral neutrino.
More specifically, the studies have focused on whether disease-affected cells change the balance between nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD+, which has a positive charge, and NADH, an electrically neutral form of the molecule.
Atoms are normally electrically neutral, and contain the same number of protons and electrons.
In addition, the electrically neutral heat pad allows arrays to be connected on a common heat sink - thus simplifying thermal design.
Back then, the hydrogen and helium gas filling the universe was cold enough for its atoms to be electrically neutral.
In the bestiary of particle physics, each of the three charged leptons--the familiar electron and the heavier muon and tau particle - have electrically neutral neutrino counterparts.
Electrically neutral thermal paths, allowing use of economical printed circuit boards.
Scientists once believed that water droplets in the atmosphere were electrically neutral, and remained so even after coming into contact with the electrical charges on dust particles and droplets of other liquids.
Being electrically neutral, neutrons help diminish the amount of repulsion pushing protons away from each other.
The XLamp family features Cree's unique electrically neutral thermal path and surface mount technology.
High Brightness LEDs Feature Low-Profile Design, Low Thermal Resistance, and Electrically Neutral Heat Sink for Easy Installation
Gamma-ray photons are electrically neutral and so zoom through empty space unperturbed by magnetic fields.
But remember, however you choose to store data," said Schaefer, "it must be stored in a climate controlled and electrically neutral environment.
The jets were known to be electrically neutral, but astronomers weren't sure what they were made of.
These amidines are electrically neutral in undisturbed water, but when carbon dioxide bubbles through, the compounds transform into amidinium bicarbonate salts that act as surfactants.
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