migration current

migration current

[mī′grā·shən ‚kə·rənt]
(physical chemistry)
Additional current produced by electrostatic attraction of cations to the surface of a dropping electrode; an unpredictable and undesirable effect to be avoided during analytical voltammetry.
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These migration currents largely contributed in deepening the regional differences in the age and educational structure of the population, mostly in the rural areas.
The migration currents resulted in the outflow of young, fertile, educated population capable of working.
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