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# What is called electricity at rest?

Updated: 8/10/2023

Wiki User

9y ago

Electricity that is not moving

is called static electricity. you know, the small electric shock that you can give people after rubbing your feet and lifting them off the carpet in class. This electricity can be harmful if not treated proporly, trust me, my toung is still hurting!

Wiki User

14y ago

Wiki User

9y ago

Potential energy is energy at rest. Kinetic energy is energy at motion. When your body is moving you are using kinetic energy.

Wiki User

15y ago

ESD

Static electricity is an electrical charge at rest

http://eed.gsfc.nasa.gov/562/ESD_Terms.htm

Wiki User

12y ago

electricty without energy..simply current is off

Wiki User

14y ago

An energy that is stored is called potential energy.

Wiki User

9y ago

The electricity at rest is called Electrostatic

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### What is electricity at rest?

The electricity at rest is called Electrostatic

### What is a charge in motion?

A charge in motion is usually called an electric current, but could also be called dynamic electricity (analogous to a charge at rest being called static electricity).

### What do you call electricity at rest?

I call it electricity regardless of my level of activity at the moment.

### What is static electricity and current electricity?

current electricity is where electrons flow through a conductor.static electricity electrons do not flow

### Does static electricity electrical charges that are not in motion?

Yes, static electricity is the study of charge in rest

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The path of electricity is called a circuit.

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### What is the electricity takes called?

The path electricity takes is called a circuit.

### What is the name given to electricity at rest?

i think its STORED ENERGY.

### Electricity that is not flowing?

. . is called static electricity.

### The directional quality of electricity is called?

The Directional Quality of Electricity is called Voltage