Kirchhoff's current law

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Kirchhoff's current law

[′kərk‚hōfs ′kə·rənt ‚lȯ]
(electricity)
The law that at any given instant the sum of the instantaneous values of all the currents flowing toward a point is equal to the sum of instantaneous values of all the currents flowing away from the point. Also known as Kirchhoff's first law.