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  1. voltaism(Noun)


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  1. Voltaism(noun)

    that form of electricity which is developed by the chemical action between metals and different liquids; voltaic electricity; also, the science which treats of this form of electricity; -- called also galvanism, from Galvani, on account of his experiments showing the remarkable influence of this agent on animals

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. voltasme.]

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