space charge

noun

Definition of space charge

: an electric charge distributed throughout a three-dimensional region

First Known Use of space charge

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of space charge was in 1913

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“Space charge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/space%20charge. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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