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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_wiring_in_North_America

Electrical wiring in North America follows regulations and standards for installation of building .... The neutral wire is identified by gray or white insulated wire, perhaps using stripes or markings. With lamp cord wire the ribbed wire is the neutral, ...

www.dummies.com/programming/electronics/components/alternating-current-in-electronics-hot-neutral-and-ground-wires

Neutral: The white wire is called the neutral wire. It provides the return path for the current provided by the hot wire. The neutral wire is connected to an earth ...

www.angieslist.com/articles/what-do-electrical-wire-color-codes-mean.htm

Aug 25, 2011 ... White and gray indicate a neutral wire. White is the color most often used for this function. A neutral wire connects to the neutral bus bar within ...

electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/76726/is-the-neutral-wire-considered-safe

Jul 22, 2013 ... The neutral is NOT safe to touch. When everything is working correctly, it should be at most a few volts from ground. However, and this is the big ...

www.allaboutcircuits.com/textbook/reference/chpt-2/wiring-color-codes

The protective ground wire (listed as green-yellow) is green with yellow stripe. ... The neutral is white, the hot (live or active) single phase wires are black , and ...

electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/149715/is-the-white-wire-carrying-any-electrons

Jan 18, 2015 ... So there is no voltage between earth (your floor) and the neutral wire. The other wire is 'hot', you can measure 110V between earth and this ...

www.thecircuitdetective.com/faq_circ.htm

The longer slot on the left gets the neutral (white) wire(s) by attachment on that side. The hole gets the (bare/green) ground wire by attachment to the green ...

www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1272972

All office equipment requires only the hot and neutral wires to function. ... attempting to prevent (Inter-system ground noise is discussed in APC White Paper #8).

blog.smartthings.com/how-to/how-to-wire-a-light-switch

Apr 28, 2015 ... This is a diagram of a switch with a neutral. The black “hot” connection is broken to turn the light on/off, the whiteneutral” connection completes ...