Definition | Term |

The flow of electric charge | |

Energy that is stored and held in readiness | |

Describes the strength of gravity | |

When an object is balanced so that any displacement lowers its center of mass | |

The resistance of an object to changes in its rotational motion | |

Materials with tightly bound electrons that are poor conductors | |

When an object is balanced so that any displacement raises its center of mass | |

The pivot point of a lever | |

A device used to multiply forces or to change the direction of forces | |

Reveal the shape of a magnetic field and the strength | |

Composed of oscillating electric and magnetic fields that regenerate each other | |

A high or low tide that occurs when the sun, Earth, and moon are all lined up | |

A lever in which the fulcrum is between the input force and the load | |

Devices in this type of circuit form branches, each of which is a separate path for the flow of electrons | |

Electricity at rest | |

The distance traveled per unit of time | |

The ratio of useful energy output to total energy input | |

The study of the various forms of energy and the transformations from one form into another | |

Large clusters of adjacent atoms aligned | |

States that if no unbalanced external torque acts on a rotating system, the angular momentum of the system is constant | |

A kind of lever that can be used to change the direction of a force | |

Arise from particles in atoms | |

A force field that surrounds an electric charge or group of charges | |

The product of inertia, I, and rotational velocity, w | |

Electrical potential energy per charge | |

Electric current that repeatedly reverses direction | |

A simple machine made of a bar that turns about a fixed point | |

The charging of an object without direct contact | |

A machine that produces electric current by rotating a coil within a stationary magnetic field | |

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