Definitions for voltaicvɒlˈteɪ ɪk, voʊl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vol•ta•icvɒlˈteɪ ɪk, voʊl-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to electricity or electric currents, esp. when produced by chemical action, as in a cell; galvanic.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

Origin of voltaic:

1805–15; after A. Volta ; see -ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gur, Voltaic(adj)

    a group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana

  2. voltaic, galvanic(adj)

    pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

    "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"


  1. voltaic(Adjective)

    of or relating to electricity; galvanic

  2. voltaic(Adjective)

    producing electricity by chemical action

  3. Voltaic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Alessandro Volta or his work.

  4. Voltaic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Burkina Faso, previously known as Upper Volta

  5. Voltaic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Gur languages of Africa, from Niger-Congo family.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voltaic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Alessandro Volta, who first devised apparatus for developing electric currents by chemical action, and established this branch of electric science; discovered by Volta; as, voltaic electricity

  2. Voltaic(adj)

    of or pertaining to voltaism, or voltaic electricity; as, voltaic induction; the voltaic arc


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