charge density

noun Physics.
the measure of electrical charge per unit area of a surface or per unit volume of a body or medium.
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charge density
 
n
the electric charge per unit volume of a medium or body or per unit area of a surface

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charge density  
The electric charge per unit area or per unit volume of a body or of a region of space.
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Example sentences
In this case, gravity compresses the lattice, creating a positive charge
  density toward the bottom of the conductor.
The total charge density is: where the soft charge density is.
Red areas represent higher values of charge density, while blue areas represent
  lower values of charge density.
These parameters include current density and charge density.
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