A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity.
General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc.
The flow of electricity, usually measured in amperes.
term used to describe electrical charges moving through a wire.
A] The flow of electrons through a conducting material. By convention, current is considered to flow from positive to negative potential. The electrons, however, actually flow in the opposite direction. The unit of measurement is the Ampere and 1 Amp is defined as the constant current produced between two straight infinitely long parallel conductors with negligible cross section diameter and spaced one meter apart in a vacuum.
Current is the movement of charged particles through a conductor, usually electrons through a copper wire. Current is measured in amperes or fractions of an ampere. Generally, dozens or hundreds of milliamperes must be passed through the coil of a magnetic head in order to encode data onto a stripe. DC erase- See demagnetize. decoder- A decoder, usually an F2F decoder, transforms a TTL compatible (0 or 5 volt) F2F encoded waveform into a data signal and a separate synchronous clock signal. Decoders generally function over a wide range of perhaps 100 to 5000 bits per second.
The rate of electrical or electron flow through a conductor between objects of opposite charge. Symbol I, measured in amperes or amps.
Current is the electrical equivalent of water flow. Current will flow in a circuit when the applied voltage exceeds a certain level, as dictated by the various components in the electrical circuit.
Movement of electrons through a conductor. Direct current (DC) consists of charges flowing in one direction, while alternating current (AC) consists of a flow of electric charge that changes direction.
The flow of electrons along a conductor.
the flow of electricity, either alternating (AC like a wall outlet) or direct (DC like a battery)
the rate of change of charge (electrons) or flow of charge/second (dQ/dt) through a circuit.
The concentrated flowing of water, air, or other fluid.
The net transfer of electric charge per unit of time.
moving electrical charges
The flow of electrons. Measured in amperes. (Course Material/EddyCurrents/Physics/currentflow.htm)
The movement of water, due to tides, river movement and circular currents caused by the motion of the earth.
an electric current consists of charged particles (electrons) moving through a conductor. When the current moves only in one direction, it is called a direct current. When the current fluctuates rapidly back and forth, it is called an alternating current.
A measure of how much electricity passes a point on a wire in a given time frame. Current is measured in amperes.
A flow of electricity in a conductor. Current is measured in amperes.
the flow of electricity in a circuit, measured in amperes.
Flow of electrons through a material. Shown as I (intensity) in equations. Measured in Amperes (Amps) Back
The flow of electrons in an electronic circuit, expressed in units of Amperes.
horizontal water movement caused by either tides, wind or normal water flow.
The movement of electrons. This movement may be singular, e.g., capacitor discharge or continuous (in a circuit) and either alternating or direct current.
an electric current is something that exists in a closed electrical circuit and is measured using an ammeter. It is not the same as energy or voltage. The name is analogous with water current in a river or an air current which is moving air. What moves in an electric current is electrically charged particles, inside a conductor, whose total charge is zero or neutral. The usual symbol is ; some books use for changing current. The SI unit of current is the ampere (symbol A). See also conventional current.
the time rate of flow of electrical charge through a conductor; the basic unit of current is the ampere or amp CZ combat zone DA Department of the Army DC direct current DCO defense coordinating officer DCSOPS Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
The path between a syzygy and a tractor (zone), produced by zygonovic differentiation of the former. One of the five such flows that provide the primary integration of the numogram, dividing it into Plex, Time-Circuit, and Warp.
Rate of flow of electricity within an electrical circuit.
The measure of current is expressed in AMP s. Current can either flow consistently in one direction (DC current), or can reverse/ alternate directions (AC current).
electrical flow through wires(conductors) measred in AMPs
The continual flow or movement of water along a path. (Marlin travels the East Australia Current while searching for Nemo!)
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The flow of electrons through a material. Current is measured in amperes.
the flow of the river - if it is a fast current, the water is moving fast
The time rate of flow of electricity, normally expressed as amperes, like the flow of a stream of water.
Current is the flow of electrons in an electric circuit.
The rate of flow of electric charges and is measured in units of amp.
Moving charge in an electrical circuit; Unit: ampere [A
the movement of water in relation to the ground
horizontal movement of flowing water.
The flow of electrons, measured in amperes. One ampere results when one volt is impressed on a circuit that has a resistance of one ohm.
Measured in amperes or fractions thereof.
a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
a fairly steady and permanent horizontal movement of water
a movement or flow of fluids, especially water in a river or ocean
a movement or flow of s,
The rate of flow of electrical charge; the net transfer of electrical charge per unit time. The unit of current is the ampere (symbol A.) In electric circuits the current is referred to by the symbol I.
The flow of electrons through an electrical conductor. Current is measured in amperes or amps.
a steady horizontal movement of water or air in a definite direction; ocean currents flow in complex patterns affected by wind, the water's salinity and heat content, bottom topography, and the Earth's rotation
A flowing of a body of water or air in a certain direction
flow of charge density the mass of one unit of volume of a substance
An electrical current that varies periodically in magnitude and direction. A battery does not deliver alternating current (AC).
Current that flows in an electrical circuit of constant magnitude in one direction only. A battery delivers direct current (DC) and must be recharged with direct current in the opposite direction of the discharge.
Moving electric charges, for example, electrons moving through a metal wire. Electricity and magnetism
A body of water that flows through the sea.
The flow of electrons in the same direction from atom to atom.
is the flow of electricity. A voltage will always try to drive a current. The size current that is driven depends on the resistance of the circuit.
The flow or transport of electric charges along a path or around a circuit.
measured in Ampere, quantity of electricity flowing every second in a wire of a determined section
The flow or rate of flow of electric force in a conductor, from a point of higher potential to one of lower potential.
Is the rate of moving of changed particles (electrons). It is measure in ampere`.
the rate of moving charge (measured in Amperes in the metric system)
The amount of electric charge moving in a conductor past a specified circuit point within a given time. The basic unit is the Ampere.
The flow of electrons. Water flowing in a pipe is also current. Voltage is required to make electricity flow, just as water pressure is required to make water flow.
Charge flowing in an electrical circuit. Analogous to the amount of a fluid flowing in a pipe.
flow of air, water or other fluid in a given direction. eforestation: clearing of trees.
The number of electrons moving past a given point per second, measured in amperes.
The flow of electricity through a wire measured in ampere.
The flow of electrons in a conductor. For example, a power amplifier "pushes" electrical current through speaker cables and the voicecoils in a loudspeaker to make them move back and forth.
The flow of charged particles through a conductive material.
The measure of electrical charge passing a particular point. Commonly measured in Amperes. See Ampere.
Electric current is the movement of electrons through a conductor. It's measured in Amperes.
continuous flow of water in a particular direction
The quantifiable (usually in Amps) flow of Charge past a given point over time.
Current is what "flows" through wires. The unit for electrical current is Amperes (A) or "Amps".
The rate of flow of an electric charge. Current is measured in amps.
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one place to another. Measured in amperes, where one ampere is the flow of 6.25 x10^18 electrons (or protons) per second.
The flow of electrons in an electrical circuit, measured in amperes (amps).
refers to the rate of flow between two points.
The flow of electricity, measured in amps, that results from applying one volt to a circuit with a one ohm resistance. Alternating current flows back and forth and is also measured in hertz (the number of cycles per second). Direct current typically flows from negative to positive.
steady, smooth onward movement.
The movement - or flow- of electrons.
Current, expressed in units of amperes, or simply amps, is the flow of electrons through a conductor. AC, or alternating current, is a current in which the flow of electrons reverses periodically. In the United States the current reversal occurs 60 times a second.
A horizontal movement of water, such as the Gulf Stream off the east coast of North America, or air, such as the jet stream.
The "flow" of electricity. Much like water, a current will follow the path of least resistance. As a result, electric current always finds the easiest path to ground. Current is measured in amps or amperes.
The flow of electricity though a circuit measured in amperes (amps).
The flow of electricity. Measured in AMPS (symbol A)
Current is the flow of electric charge. Its unit of measure is the ampere.
Continuous flow as of air, water or electric charge.
Flow of electrons through a circuit.
The horizontal movement of water.
The amount of electric charge flowing past a specified circuit point per unit time.
Flow of electricity through a wire, measured in amps
The rate of flow of electricity. The unit of measure is the ampere (A). 1 ampere = 1 coulomb per second. Current Transformer -- A transformer designed for measuring electrical current.
The flow of electric charge through a power line or an electric wire. The electric current in a wire is like water flowing through a pipe. Currents produce magnetic fields.
The movement of electrical charges in an electrical field. Battery technology only uses direct current.
Another name for amperage. The amount of electricity flowing past a point in a conductor every second. [ return to the top
It is the current, the duration and rate of its flow which causes the shock. Increasing the voltage increases the current whereas increasing the resistance decreases the current.
A measure of the flow of electricity, expressed in amperes (A).
refers to electrical current, i.e. the flow of the electrons, electricity.
a smooth flowing movement of air that flows up and down
The flow of charge carriers (holes or electrons) through a conducting wire or crystal.
The time rate of flow of electrical charge and is measured in amps (amperes).
The electrical current is simply a measure of how much electricity passes a given point in a fixed amount of time. It is similar to the current of a stream or river, which measures how much water passes a given point in a fixed amount of time. Electrical current is measured in Amperes (Amps)
a flow of electrons through a conductor.
The flow of water in a stream.
The flow of charge resulting from the application of a difference in potential between two points in an electrical system.
The rate at which electricity flows, measured in amperes, 1 ampere = 1 coulomb per second.
The rate of transfer of electrical energy measured in amperes. (One 'international" ampere will deposit silver from a specified silver nitrate solution at the rate of 0.00111800 grams per second. An "international" ampere, in turn, is defined as 0.99985 "absolute" amperes, one coulomb per second.)
The rate of transfer of electricity, usually expressed in amperes.
The movement of electrons along a conductor.
That portion of a stream of water which is moving with velocity much greater than the average or in which the progress of water is principally concentrated
Horizontal velocity of ocean flow.
The flow of electricity in a circuit as expressed in Amperes. Current refers to the quantity or intensity of electrical flow. Voltage on the other hand refers to the pressure or force causing the electrical flow.
The rate of flow of electricity, measured in amperes (amps). also see: AKA: Antonym: Source: www.the12volt.com/glossary/glossary.asp
The rate of flow of electrical charge. The flow of amps is often expressed as current.
Current is a flow of charge.
A current is a non-periodic horizontal movement of water. Currents are caused by winds, temperature differentials, and other forces. They are NOT caused by tidal forces (the gravitational forces of the Moon and Sun). Some major currents include the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean and the Humboldt Current in the Pacific Ocean.
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The flow of electricity through a conductor measured in amperes.
Current is measured in amps (milliamps and microamps). It is the passage of electrons. Conventional current flows from positive to negative. Electrons flow from negative to positive - called "electron flow".
The rate and amount of electrical flow. Arc welding requires a continuous flow of electricity to maintain the arc.
The flow of charge known as amperage (amp) or (A) given in units of Coulombs per second.
The rate at which electricity flows; it is measured in amps.
The flow of electricity and is measured in amps.
The rate of flow of electricity, measured in amperes, or amps. Analogous to the rate of flow of water measured in litres per second.
The flow of electrical charge measured in amperes. D-E-F
Amount of electricity that flows through a conductor, such as a wire.
The net transfer of electric charge per unit time. Also called electric current. See also current density.
The rate of flow of electricity. The unit of the ampere (A) defined as 1 ampere = 1 coulomb per second.
The current in a wire is the quantity of electric charge flowing through a wire in one second. Measured in Amperes (Amps or "A") or milliamps (mA) for 1/1000 A.
A flow of electric charge measured in amperes.
The flow of electricity in a circuit. The term current refers to the quantity, volume or intensity of electrical flow, as opposed to voltage, which refers to the force or "pressure" causing the current flow. Current may be either direct (DC) or alternating (AC). Direct current refers to current whose voltage causes it to flow in only one direction. Common direct current sources are batteries. Alternating current refers to current whose voltage causes it to flow first in one direction, then the other, reversing direction periodically, usually several times a second. A common alternating current source is commercial/household power. This current reverses direction 120 time each second, thus passing through 60 complete cycles each second for a frequency of 60 Hertz.
Temporary current observed in a network when electrical devices are energized, generally due to the magnetic circuits of the devices. The effect is measured by the current's maximum peak value and the RMS current value it generates.
A flow of electrons in an electrical conductor. The strength or rate of movement of the electricity is measured in amperes. Energy: The capacity for doing work as measured by the capability of doing work (potential energy) or the conversion of this capability to motion (kinetic energy). Energy has several forms, some of which are easily convertible and can be changed to another form useful for work. Most of the world's convertible energy comes from fossil fuels that are burned to produce heat that is then used as a transfer medium to mechanical or other means in order to accomplish tasks. Electrical energy is usually measured in kilowatthours, which heat energy is usually measured in British thermal units.
the flow of electrons or holes measured in amperes (A) or in fractionsof an ampere. Current can be induced by the application of an electric field through a conductor or by changing the electric field across a capacitor (displacement current)
tidal or nontidal movement of water
The flow of charge in an electrical circuit. Current is measured in amps.
Measure of the rate of flow of electrical charge. This is measured in amperes (A), or amps.
Measured in Amperes, current is the flow of electricity in an electronic circuit. (Think of electrical current as the flow of water in a river. The wider the river, the greater the amount of flow.) Safety rule - amps kill
Generally, a horizontal movement of water. Currents may be classified as tidal and nontidal. Tidal current are caused by gravitational interactions between the Sun, Moon, and Earth and are part of the same general movement of the sea that is manifested in their vertical rise and fall, called tide. Tidal current are periodic with a net velocity of zero over the particular tidal cycle. See tidal wave. Nontidal currents include the permanent currents in the general circulatory systems of the sea as well as temporary currents arising from more pronounced meteorological variability. Current however, is also the British equivalent of our nontidal current.
The flow of electric charge through a conductor. The unit of current is the Ampere or MilliAmp.
Flow of water, both as a phenomenon and as a vector. Usually qualified by adjectives like downward, littoral, tidal, etc. to show relation to a pattern of movement.
The flow rate of electricity.
The flow of charge through an electrical conductor, usually measured in Amperes (A). The relationship between power, current and voltage is expressed in the Power Equation, P=IV. The relationship betwee voltage, current, and resistance is expressed in Ohm's Law, V=IR. In fluid systems current is analogous to the flow rate (measured, for example, in gallons per minute).
Measured in amperes, it is the flow of electrons through a conductor. Also know as electron flow.
The rate of flow of electrical charges in a circuit, measured in amperes.
The average flow of charge (electrons) and is measured in amps.
The rate at which electricity flows through a circuit, to transfer energy. Measured in Amperes, commonly called Amps. Analogy: Flow Rate in a water pipe. DC Direct Current, the type of power produced by photovoltaic panels and by storage batteries. The current flows in one direction and polarity is fixed, defined as positive (+) and negative (-). Nominal system voltage may be anywhere from 12 to 180V. See voltage, nominal. Efficiency The percentage of power that gets converted to useful work. Example: An electric pump that is 60% efficient converts 60% of the input energy into work - pumping water. The remaining 40% becomes waste heat.
A flow of water in a specific direction.
The rate of flow of electricity in a circuit, measured in amps.
The velocity (speed) of the flow of water.
The rate of flow of electrical charge. The flow of current is measured in amps.
the amount of electricity (electrons) flowing through a wire or circuit, measured in Amperes (A)
The movement of an electrical charge (electrons or ions) through a circuit. search
The flow of electric charge in a conductor between two points having a difference in potential (voltage).
the flow of electrons through a conductor measured in amperes.
A horizontal movement of water; currents can be classified as tidal and nontidal; tidal currents are caused by forces of the sun and moon and are manifested in the general rise and fall occurring at regular intervals and accompanied by movement in bodies of water; nontidal currents include the permanent currents in the general circulatory systems of the sea as well as temporary currents arising from weather conditions.
Electrical flow. Electrical current is measured in amperes. It is actually amount of current defibrillates the heart and can cause cardiac damage, not the energy. Link to Medtronic racing diagram -http://www.biphasic.com/lessons/index.cfm
Is the flow of electrons. Water flowing in a pipe is similar to electric current. You need voltage to make the current flow, just like water pressure is needed to make the water flow. It's impossible to see an electric current, but it's there â€“ and is used to run everything from a light to your CD player.
The rate of electron flow through a conductor. Current is rated in amperes, and is generated from the car's battery or alternator.
The movement or flow of electricity.
velocity of flow measured in metres/second
The flow of electricity between two points. Measured in amps.
Flow of a large body of water in one direction.
The flow of electricity through a conductor. Direct current: An electric current flowing in only one direction; abbreviated "DC".
Current is the flow of electrons in an electric conductor.
Flow of electricity through a conductor due to an electrical voltage; akin to water flow through a pipe.
Stream of air; also, up-to-date.
the movement or flow of electric charges
Tidal flow that carries a boat away from its desired destination, or toward a hazard.
The rate of flow of electrons.
A movement or flow of electricity.
1. Any movement of material in space. See air current, ocean current. 2. Any movement of electric charge in space, by virtue of which a net transport of charge occurs as, for example (in atmospheric electricity), in a conduction current, convection current, or precipitation current.
Electrical energy flowing, that is, the kinetic energy form of electricity.
is a stream of moving electrons, which is electricity. It moves almost 186,000 miles per second
The flow of electricity through a conductor. See also AC; DC.
The movement of electrons past a reference point. The passage of electrons through a conductor. Measured in amperes.
This is a word we use to describe how much electricity is flowing in a circuit. It's the same word that we use to describe the flow of water
A current is the flow of a fluid, common examples are water or air. A current is any continuous, directed movement of a fluid. Naturally occurring currents can be explained as an increase in entropy.