Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electric current which flows briefly in a circuit after the voltage is reduced to zero, due to the momentum of the charge carriers.
- ‘A measurement of the residual current at the potential of the generator electrode will serve for the calculation of the current efficiency.’
- ‘Analysis of the blocked states in the presence of maltohexaose shows that the residual current per monomer is zero within the accuracy of our measurements.’
- ‘Choosing the right type of residual current circuit breaker is an important element in ensuring protection from electric shocks.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.