an electric charge considered to exist at a single point, and thus having neither area nor volume.
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- point angle,
- point attractor,
- point b,
- point bar,
- point barrow,
- point count,
- point coupé,
- point d'alençon,
- point d'angleterre,
- point d'appui
Origin of point charge
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for point charge
These charges and positions can be calculated from the result for a single sphere and point-charge.
Again take the case of two parallel infinite planes under the influence of a point-charge between them.