Galvanic pile
Galvanic Gal*van"ic, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents. [1913 Webster]

{Galvanic battery} (Elec.), an apparatus for generating electrical currents by the mutual action of certain liquids and metals; -- now usually called {voltaic battery}. See {Battery}.

{Galvanic circuit} or {Galvanic circle}. (Elec.) See under {Circuit}.

{Galvanic pile} (Elec.), the voltaic pile. See under {Voltaic}. [1913 Webster]


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  • galvanic pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galvanic pile — noun battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta • Syn: ↑voltaic pile, ↑pile • Hypernyms: ↑battery, ↑electric battery * * * Elect. See voltaic pile. [1795 1805] …   Useful english dictionary

  • galvanic pile — Elect. See voltaic pile. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Galvanic — Gal*van ic, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galvanic battery — Galvanic Gal*van ic, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galvanic circle — Galvanic Gal*van ic, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galvanic circuit — Galvanic Gal*van ic, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pile — Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galvanic cell — The Galvanic cell, named after Luigi Galvani, consists of two different metals connected by a salt bridge or a porous disk between the individual half cells. It is also known as a voltaic cell or electrochemical cell. It should not be confused… …   Wikipedia

  • pile galvanique — galvaninis elementas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. electrochemical cell; galvanic cell; galvanic element vok. elektrochemische Zellen, f; galvanische Zelle, f; galvanisches Element, n rus. гальванический элемент, m pranc.… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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