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ELECTRIC CURRENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electric current mean? 

ELECTRIC CURRENT (noun)
  The noun ELECTRIC CURRENT has 1 sense:

1. a flow of electricity through a conductor

  Familiarity information: ELECTRIC CURRENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELECTRIC CURRENT (noun)


Sense 1electric current [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A flow of electricity through a conductor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

current; electric current

Context example:

the current was measured in amperes

Hypernyms ("electric current" is a kind of...):

electrical phenomenon (a physical phenomenon involving electricity)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "electric current"):

juice (electric current)

thermionic current (an electric current produced between two electrodes as a result of electrons emitted by thermionic emission)


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