residual charge

noun

Definition of residual charge

: a comparatively feeble charge that appears on a condenser whose dielectric is not homogeneous a short time after being discharged — compare absorption sense 3

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“Residual charge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/residual%20charge. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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