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What does NEC stand for?

NEC stands for Net Electric Charge

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But how did it come to be named after a) a toxic triatomic particle or b) a subatomic particle with no net electric charge.
The polarized pairs essentially cancel each other out so that they do not "add" any net electric charge to the electron, Koltick says, but the cloud plays a key role in how the electromagnetic force from the electron is perceived.