Electricity

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

The flow of electrical charge (electrons) is called electricity. A good example is the current that comes to your house through wires, powering your computer, lights, and other devices. Many phenomena are the result of electricity, including lightning, static electricity, and electromagnetic induction. Electricity also allows radio waves to be created and received, which is a form of electromagnetic radiation.

Electronics terms, Power terms, Static electricity