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point charge

noun
1.
an electric charge considered to exist at a single point, and thus having neither area nor volume.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples for point charge
  • Chem-X treats the charge on each atom in a molecule as a point charge positioned at the center of the atom.

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