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Electric circuit

A complete pathway for electron flow

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Electric load

Anything which transfers electric energy into another kind of energy

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Source

Source of electricity

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Conductor

The wire through which the electric current flows

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Load

Uses the electricity

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Switch

Closes or opens the circuit

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4 basic parts of a circuit

Source
Conductor
Load
Switch

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Current electricity

Continuous flow of charge in a complete circuit

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Electric current

Amount of charge passing a point in a conductor every second

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Ampere

Unit electric current is measured with

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Ammeter

Measures current