conservation of charge


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conservation of charge

[‚kän·sər′vā·shən əv ′chärj]
(electricity)
A law which states that the total charge of an isolated system is constant; no violation of this law has been discovered. Also known as charge conservation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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