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Glossary

ENcurrent-carrying conductor 
conductor which carries the electric current under normal conditions

Note 1 to entry: The line conductor (L), the neutral conductor (N), the mid-point conductor (M), the PEN conductor, the PEM conductor and the PEL conductor are the current-carrying conductors. The protective conductor (PE) is not the current-carrying conductor.


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-5, ed. 2.0 (2015-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:B.1.1

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