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Sources and Sinks

  1. Jun 9, 2014 #1
    Positive charges are sometimes called "sources" and negative charges are called "sinks" of electric field . How can one define this terminology..??
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  3. Jun 9, 2014 #2

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    It's just a sign convention. Why do people get so hung up on sign conventions?
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