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1(explosive) The combination of detonator and main explosive. The effective energy released is a function of the nature and weight of the main explosive material, the type of detonator used, and how the charge is fired.

2(electrical) A source of electric field forces; the transfer of such charge through a conducting medium is measured as electric current. Electric charge comprises whole-number multiples of electronic charge, of which the electron constitutes a negative charge.

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