Definitions for negative charge

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word negative charge

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. negative charge(noun)

    having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Negative Charge

    One of the two kinds of electric charges. The other is the positive. By the double fluid hypothesis this is assumed to be a charge of a particular kind of electricity--negative electricity. By the single fluid hypothesis it is supposed to be caused by the absence of part of the normal electricity of a surface. The reverse is held by some theorists. The subject is so purely theoretical that neither of the two hypotheses is accepted as final. [Transcriber's note: Current is a wire is the motion of negative electrons. Current in a electrolyte is the motion of positive ions and negative ions. Current in a plasma is the motion of electrons and positive ions.]

Translation

Find a translation for the negative charge definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these negative charge definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"negative charge." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/negative charge>.

Are we missing a good definition for negative charge? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for negative charge:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.