voltaism

[vohl-tuh-iz-uh m, vol-]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. voltaic cell,
  2. voltaic couple,
  3. voltaic electricity,
  4. voltaic pile,
  5. voltaire,
  6. voltameter,
  7. voltametric,
  8. voltammeter,
  9. voltammetry,
  10. voltampere

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

noun

another name for galvanism
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