ELECTRICITY EXAM SPRING 2011

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Generator

A machine that uses a magnet to produce electricity

Parallel Circuit

has multiple pathways for electricity to flow. if the pathway is broken at any point, electricity has other pathways it can follow.

Switch

A devise used to control the flow of electricity in a circuit

Closed circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

Series circuit

A circuit having its parts connected serially

Watt

A unit of measure of electrical power.

Load

Anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation;

Transformer

An electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

Insulator

A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity

Parallel circuit

A circuit in which the parts are connected so that electric current passes along more than one pathway.

Electrical Resistance

The ability of a material to slow down or stop electric current.

Electricity

The flow of electrons (negatively charged atomic particles) through a conductor to create energy

Battery

A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy.

Electric circuit

The pathway that an electric current follows.

Static electricity

The buildup of charges on an object

Electric current

The flow of electrons

Current electricity

A kind of kinetic energy that flows as an electric current

Conductor

A material that carries electricity well

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