What looks like a battery, has two terminals like a battery and stores electrons like a battery? Capacitors can store and release electrical energy, but don't replenish their supply. How do capacitors work, and what tools rely on them?
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What do capacitors store?
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What separates the two terminals inside a capacitor?
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What types of devices do air capacitors usually power?
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If you charge a capacitor using a 1.5-volt battery, how much voltage will the capacitor gain?
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Which of these is a natural example of a capacitor?
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What unit of measurement is used when referring to a capacitor's storage potential?
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What's the primary difference between a capacitor and a battery?
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Is a camera's electronic flash powered by a battery or a capacitor?
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Why are charged capacitors dangerous?
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