Physics

Dictionary - C


  • heating: Act of heating; heating, heating.
  • capacitance: It is the electrical quantity of a capacitor, determined by the amount of electrical energy that can be stored in itself by a given voltage and by the amount of alternating current that flows through it at a given frequency. Its unit is given in farad (symbol F).
  • capacitor: It is a component that stores energy in an electric field, accumulating an internal imbalance of electric charge.
  • charge: Everything that is or can be carried by man, animal, car, ship, train etc. Accumulation of electricity. Amount of electricity an accumulator is capable of providing.
  • cation: Positive charge ion.
  • centrifuge: Which has the opposite direction of the center. Out.
  • centripetal: Which makes sense towards the center. Inside.
  • cycle: Time interval during which a sequence of a regularly recurring sequence of events or phenomena is completed. Complete realization of a vibration, electrical oscillation, current alternation or other periodic process. Series of operations, at the end of which an acting substance is returned to its initial state, commonly with accompanying heat conversion to mechanical work or vice versa. Always the same period or revolution of a certain duration, after which astronomical phenomena must be repeated in the same order.
  • kinetics (o): Relative or belonging to the movement.
  • circle: Flat surface, limited by a circumference.
  • circumference: Curved, flat, closed line whose points are equidistant from an inner point called the center of the circumference.
  • compression: Reduce action to lower volume.
  • length: Extension of any object from side to side in the direction in which the distance is greatest. Extent measured from one point to another; distance.
  • conductance: A measure of the ease with which a given conductor allows a current to flow through it. Antonym of resistance. It is symbolized by G and measured in Siemens (S).
  • conductor: Which is used to conduct electricity. Body that transmits electricity, heat, sound. Means of transmission, of communication. Lightning rod.
  • constant: That which is not subject to change as to state or action, or which always occurs or recurs. Quantity which always retains the same value or acquires a fixed value in the course of a calculation; independent number of variables in an equation.
  • convergent: That addresses, tends towards a common point. Concurrently, it comes to the same place.
  • body: Everything that has extension and form. Portion of matter.
  • curve: Trace, which can be a straight, curved, or broken line that graphs a variable element as it is affected by one or more conditions.