noun, plural e·lec·troph·o·ri [ih-lek-trof-uh-rahy, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒf əˌraɪ, ˌi lɛk-/.
Words nearby electrophorus
Examples from the Web for electrophorus
How many charges may be produced by an electrophorus before the plate needs to be electrified again?
The Insulating Table consists of a tin box (exactly like that used for the electrophorus cover), and an ebonite rod about 1¾ in.The Study of Elementary Electricity and Magnetism by Experiment|Thomas M. St. John
To use the electrophorus, the ebonite is given a negative charge by striking it with fur or flannel.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The electrophorus is but one of the instruments that show the very practical character of the man.Makers of Electricity|Brother Potamian
The electrophorus is used as follows: The plate is first electrified by rubbing or beating with fur or a woolen cloth.