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Current – Defined

The flow of electrical charge. It is measured in amps. Alternating current where the current periodically changes its direction of flow is used for residential and commercial applications. Direct current is commonly found in batteries, among other sources.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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