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voltaism

[vohl-tuh-iz-uh m, vol-] /ˈvoʊl təˌɪz əm, ˈvɒl-/
noun
1.
the branch of electrical science that deals with the production of electricity or electric currents by chemical action.
Origin of voltaism
1805-1815
1805-15; after A. Volta; see -ism
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  • Galvanism and voltaism are almost identical, since the latter is founded upon, and is a development of, the former.

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voltaism

/ˈvɒltəˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
another name for galvanism
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