elecrical Flashcards

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Amprere
is the S.I. unit or symbol and is shortened to amp, is the measure of the amount of electrical charge
Circuit
is an electric current that has a loop for the electricity to flow through over and over
Circuit Breaker
is an automatic electrical switch designed to cut the flow of electricity to protect the house and its wires
Conductor
any piece of material that is good at conducting heat and electricity
Conduit
is the artificial channel for a fluid or flow to go through
Connector
device for joining electrical circuits together
Convenience Outlet
an electric receptacle through which a current is drawn
Electrical Wiring
is the insulated conductors used for carrying Electricity
Electricity
is the physical flow of electrons
Fuse
is a low resistance resister used for extra protection against an over current
Lighting Outlet
an electrical connection used for the direct connection of a lamp
Switching electrical switch
: it breaks an electrical current by cutting the flow of electricity
Ohm
a German physicist that created the measurement ohm, the quantum hall effect
Receptacle
an object or space used for holding something
Service Drop
an overhead electrical lining running from the utility pole
Service Entrance
point where electricity enters a building
Service Panel
is the main for distributing electricity for your house
Voltage
is the electrical potential difference
Watt
used as a joule per second, created by James watt
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