supercurrent

noun

su·​per·​cur·​rent ˈsü-pər-ˌkər-ənt How to pronounce supercurrent (audio)
-ˌkə-rənt
: a current of electricity flowing in a superconductor

Examples of supercurrent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The problem is that the particles that make up a supercurrent are charged. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, 8 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supercurrent was in 1933

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“Supercurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercurrent. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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