noun, plural e·lec·troph·o·ri [ih-lek-trof-uh-rahy, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒf əˌraɪ, ˌi lɛk-/.
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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.