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negative electricity

noun
1.
the electricity present in a body or substance that has an excess of electrons, as the electricity developed on a resin when rubbed with flannel.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55
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  • The astral body is made up of what you might call condensed negative electricity.
  • One of the rails is also connected with the dynamo and carries the negative electricity.

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