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1

Define Electricity

The flow of electrons through a conductor.

2

Define Conductor

Material such as copper, through which electricity flows.

3

Define Insulator

Material, such as rubber, through which it is difficult for electricity to flow.

4

Define Voltage

Electrical Pressure.

5

Define Current

The flow of electrons through a conductor when voltage is applied.

6

Define Circuit

Path where electrical current flows.

7

What are the 3 components of an electrical circuit?

- Source
- Conductor
- Load

8

What is Generation?

Source of electrical power.

9

What is the Transmission System?

A means of transmitting electrical power over some distance to the load centers.

10

What is the Distribution System?

A means of distributing electrical power at the proper voltage to the individual customers.