[vohl-tuh-iz-uhm, vol-]
the branch of electrical science that deals with the production of electricity or electric currents by chemical action.

1805–15; after A. Volta; see -ism

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voltaism (ˈvɒltəˌɪzəm)
another name for galvanism

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