voltaism

[ vohl-tuh-iz-uh m, vol- ]
/ ˈvoʊl təˌɪz əm, ˈvɒl- /

noun

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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Examples from the Web for voltaism

  • 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

another name for galvanism
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