voltaic battery


Origin of voltaic battery

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby voltaic battery

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How to use voltaic battery in a sentence

  • A small voltaic battery, placed under the machine, serves to work the electric motor, and has to be replenished from time to time.

  • Before you is an instrument—a small voltaic battery—in which zinc is immersed in a suitable liquid.

    Six Lectures on Light | John Tyndall
  • Into the cell are dipped two very thin platinum wires, and these are connected by other wires with a small voltaic battery.

    Six Lectures on Light | John Tyndall
  • The box below the table contains the voltaic battery which actuates the electro-motor.

  • To show this, place pieces of zinc and copper in an acidthat is, make a voltaic battery.

    The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883 | The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle