bound charge

noun

Definition of bound charge

: the portion of the electrical charge on a conductor that because of the inductive action of a neighboring charge will not escape to the earth when the conductor is grounded

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“Bound charge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bound%20charge. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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