electric current

noun

Definition of electric current

: a movement of positive or negative electric particles (such as electrons) accompanied by such observable effects as the production of heat, of a magnetic field, or of chemical transformations — compare alternating current, direct current, displacement current

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“Electric current.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electric%20current. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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