negative terminal

negative terminal

[′neg·əd·iv ′tər·mən·əl]
(electricity)
The terminal of a battery or other voltage source that has more electrons than normal; electrons flow from the negative terminal through the external circuit to the positive terminal.
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Whereas aluminum electrolytic capacitors are nearly always polarized with a positive and a negative terminal, oil filled capacitors are non-polar.
They can also use alkali-metal positive terminals, which isn't possible with traditional batteries, which in turn increases the energy density of the negative terminal of the battery.
Honda officials said the sensors on the negative terminal of the battery weren't properly sealed from moisture.
As a result of its unique properties, melanin can be used to form either the positive or negative terminal.
This creates a surplus of electrons at the negative terminal, relative to the positive terminal, causing an electric current to flow.
Then connect the BLACK negative lead to the negative terminal on the working battery.
To make you find it: It has "POS" or "+" on it, or it's bigger than the negative terminal.
Then, connect the negative cable to the negative terminal on the working battery.
The negative terminal is simply soldered to the inside of the box, while a ground strap on the outside serves as the main ground.
Keep in mind the shorter lead of the LED is connected to the negative terminal (flat side) of the battery.
A 1/2 inch open-end wrench or socket wrench for the battery negative terminal