su·​per·​cur·​rent | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌkər-ənt , -ˌkə-rənt\

Definition of supercurrent

: a current of electricity flowing in a superconductor

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The problem is that the particles that make up a supercurrent are charged. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Careful phasing of a photonic qubit brings light under control," 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of supercurrent

1933, in the meaning defined above

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