Science Electricity Glossary

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An instrument used to measure current in a circuit.

Ammeter

The unit of current.

Ampere

The amount of electricity in a circuit.

Charge

A complete path around which an electric current can flow.

Circuit diagram

A substance that does let electricity flow through it.

Conductor

The flow of electrons around a circuit.

Current

A connection between an electrical appliance and the ground.

Earth

Tiny negatively charged particles found outside an atom.

Electron

Stops the current from blowing when there's a fault in the circuit.

Fuse

A substance which does not allow electricity to flow through.

Insulator

The brown wire in the plug.

Live

Good conductors of electricity.

Metal

The blue wire in the plug.

Neutral

The unit of resistance.

Ohms

An electric circuit with branches.

Parallel circuit

Resisting the flow through the circuit.

Resistance

An electric circuit without branches.

Series circuit

The unit of voltage

Volt

Electrical push in a circuit.

Voltage

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