Definition of Negative charge

1. Noun. Having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential.

Generic synonyms: Charge, Electric Charge
Antonyms: Positive Charge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negative Charge

negative G
negative Nancy
negative S
negative accommodation
negative afterimage
negative anergy
negative base excess
negative binomial distribution
negative charge (current term)
negative chemotaxis
negative clause
negative control
negative convergence
negative cooperativity
negative correlation
negative crystal
negative cutter
negative edge
negative edge-triggered
negative edges
negative electrode
negative electrotaxis
negative end-expiratory pressure

Literary usage of Negative charge

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"II Ibid. which indicates the rapidity with which they lose a negative charge under the influence of illumination." 28. Attempts were made to find some ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... the first-mentioned polarities will decay more quickly at first and liberate a negative charge, and finally, as the more sluggish also die away, ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer, Harold Govett Colman, Arthur Harden (1907)
"The magnitude of the negative charge would depend upon the firmness with which the ... If a negative charge of one corpuscle wore not sufficient to expel a ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"... showing action of a residual negative charge in the dielectric covering; (4) a: with an insulating covering, activated with a positive charge gives in ..."

5. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"The Nissl bodies have, in all probability, a negative charge; this charge would be diminished by cations, and hence the attraction for positive substances, ..."

6. The Nature of Matter and Electricity: An Ouline of Modern Views by Daniel Frost Comstock, Leonard Thompson Troland (1917)
"Each electron has a negative charge of electricity and this charge, considering the size of the particle, is very great. Electrons are therefore, attracted ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"A "carbonium ion SN2 transition state," XVIII, will be well solvated by protic solvents, because in the extreme case there is a single negative charge ..."

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