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Electricity is a property of matter that results from the presence or movement of electric charge.

Together with magnetism, it constitutes the fundamental interaction known as electromagnetism.

Electricity is responsible for many well-known physical phenomena such as lightning, electric fields and electric currents, and is put to use in industrial applications such as electronics and electric power.

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