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armature

Electronic components; Power sources

A coil of wire that rotates in an electric motor. In electric motors, magnets act on the armature to make it move.In generators, magnets act on the armature to make it produce electricity.

wattage

Electronic components; Power sources

An amount of electric power, such as the amount of power that is needed to light a bulb is called wattage.

electromagnetic spectrum

Electronic components; Power sources

A ll the different kinds of electromagnetic radiations. It is arranged according to the wavelengths of each kind of radiation.

battery

Electronic components; Power sources

An electrical battery is one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. There are two types of batteries: primary batteries (disposable batteries), ...

ground wire

Electronic components; Power sources

In an electrical circuit, the connection to the earth which will trip the fuse if an electric surge is experienced. In turn, this will prevent electric shocks and fires.

Magneto

Electronic components; Power sources

An electrical device which generates electrical current when it is rotated by an outside source of power. It needs no outside source of power such as a battery . It may produce either low or high ...

Qi

Electronic components; Power sources

Qi ; coming from the Chinese word meaning "natural energy", is an interface standard developed by the Wireless Power Consortium for inductive electrical power transfer over distances of up to 4 cm ...

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