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The motion of charges in wires, motors, light bulbs and other devices is best called electric


In many circuit diagrams, any device that uses electrical energy is represented by a


A circuit with a switch turned to the OFF position or a circuit with any break is called (a)n

open circuit.

A closed circuit

is on.

These carry electricity from one place to another; like pipes carry water.


What device does not create an open circuit


In an electrical circuit, the term current refers to

flowing charges.

A complete path through which electricity travels is called a


A shorthand method of describing a real circuit using electrical symbols is called a

circuit diagram

A device used to create an intentional break in a circuit to stop the flow of current is a


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