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voltaism

[vohl-tuh-iz-uh m, vol-]
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noun
  1. the branch of electrical science that deals with the production of electricity or electric currents by chemical action.

Origin of voltaism

1805–15; after A. Volta; see -ism
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  • Galvanism and Voltaism are almost identical, since the latter is founded upon, and is a development of, the former.

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British Dictionary definitions for voltaism

voltaism

noun
  1. another name for galvanism
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