voltaism

[ vohl-tuh-iz-uhm, vol- ]

noun
  1. the branch of electrical science that deals with the production of electricity or electric currents by chemical action.

Origin of voltaism

1
1805–15; after A. Volta; see -ism

Words Nearby voltaism

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How to use voltaism in a sentence

  • 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

/ (ˈvɒltəˌɪzəm) /


noun
  1. another name for galvanism

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