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  1. term for a meter that measures small amounts of current
  2. term for a single device that contains an ammeter, voltmeter, and ohmmeter
  3. the law that states that the sum of all the voltages around a full circuit must equal zero
  4. term for the part of a circuit that uses the charge's energy to do some type of work
  5. term for the product IR, which specifies the potential drop over a pure resistance R carrying a current I
  6. term for materials with intermediate values of resistivity
  7. term for a meter that measures the resistance of a resistor
  8. The voltage listed on a battery is sometimes referred to as its _____ ____.
  9. term for the constant of proportionality in the resistance equations
  10. The resistance of a conductor is inversely proportional to its ______ ____.
  11. term for the voltage between terminals (the difference between the voltage supplied by a battery and the quantity IR)
  12. term for resistance within a battery
  13. term for an adjustable resistor that is used wherever it is desirable to have manual control of the resistance in a circuit
  14. term for a meter that measures the voltage (IR drop) across a resistor
  15. term for a circuit that contains any combination of series and parallel resistors
  16. term for a material that allows relatively free flow of electrons
  17. term for the voltage required to produce a unit of current
  18. term for conducting wires with no loads and almost zero resistance
  19. term for the points where the current diverges or converges
  20. If one resistor follows another directly so that current can follow only one pathway through both resistors, they are called ____ resistors.
  21. term for the part of a circuit that boosts the energy of a charge before sending it out at one terminal
  22. term for the average velocity of an electron in the direction of current
  23. term for a circuit which does not permit current because its resistance is essentially infinite
  24. If the current follows different pathways through the resistors, they are ____ resistors.
  25. term for a single resistance with the same effect as other resistances in combination
  26. term for the potential added to a positive charge moving through a battery
  27. _____ ____ treats electricity as a movement of positive charge from a positively charged region to a negatively charged region.
  28. term for the equation V = IR
  29. term for the parts of a circuit that provide the pathway between the battery and the load
  30. the principle that states that charge can neither be created nor destroyed
  31. term that describes conductors whose resistance remains constant over a wide range of voltages
  32. tha law that states that, at any circuit junction, the incoming current must equal the outgoing current
  33. The resistance of a conductor is directly proportional to its ____.
  34. term for a pathway for current
  35. term for materials composed of atoms that hold tightly to their electrons and are poorly suited to conduct a current
  36. term for a meter that measures the current through a resistor in the circuit's branch
  37. term that desribes conductors that fail to display constant resistance over a a wide range of voltages
  38. When a material's resistivity drops to zero, the material becomes ______.
  39. If R has a finite value other than zero, a circuit is described as a(n) ____ ____.