electric charge :
- n the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
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- Spider Webs Lure Prey Using Electrostatic Attraction, Study Says
Spider webs attract prey with the help of electric attraction, according to new research. A recent study published in Scientific Reports , an online science journal, revealed that webs of the common garden spider — made from silk thread — are attracted to electrostatically charged objects. Honeybees and fruit flies, for example, generate an electric charge when they flap their wings, according ...
July 9, 2013 - Mashable