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voltaic

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adjective vol·ta·ic \väl-ˈtā-ik, vōl-, vȯl-\

Definition of voltaic

  1. :  of, relating to, or producing direct electric current by chemical action (as in a battery) :  galvanic <voltaic cell>



Origin and Etymology of voltaic

Alessandro Volta


First Known Use: 1812


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