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chemico-electric

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Depending on electric activity produced by chemical means.
  • Operating to transform chemical energy into electrical energy: as, a chemico-electric change.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This theory is equally in agreement with the chemico-electric results.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • The order of rate of simple corrosion in any of the liquids examined differed from that of chemico-electric and still more from that of thermo-electric tension.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • Also that while in the case of thermo-electric action the sustaining cause is molecular motion, supplied by an external source of heat, in the case of chemico-electric action it is the motion lost by the metal and liquid when chemically uniting together.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • The current from a thermo-couple of metal and liquid, therefore, may be viewed as the united result of difference of molecular motion, first, of the two junctions, and second, of the two heated (or cooled) substances; and in all cases, both of thermo - and chemico-electric action, the immediate true cause of the current is the original molecular vibrations of the substances, while contact is only a static permitting condition.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • The proportion of cases therefore in which the most chemico-electro-negative metal was the most corroded one increased from 15.56 to 19.23 per cent, by a rise of temperature of 100° F. Comparison of these proportions shows that corrosion usually influenced in a greater degree chemico-electric rather than thermo-electric actions of metals in liquids.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • In such a case the unequally heated metal behaves to some extent like two metals, and the unequally heated liquid like two liquids, and so the thermo-electric pair is like a feeble chemico-electric one of two metals in two liquids, but without corrosion of either metal.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884

  • No one can here any longer appeal to that undefined chemico-electric action by which some attempt to account for protoplasm.

    Evolution An Investigation and a Critique

  • But as the earth cooled, it is held that by some chemico-electric action (electric force acting upon elements in favorable combinations), inert, lifeless matter became endowed with the property which we call life, and this original living substance is called protoplasm.

    Evolution An Investigation and a Critique

  • His words are: "The first step in the creation of life upon this planet was a chemico-electric operation by which simple germinal vesicles were produced."

    Evolution An Investigation and a Critique

  • It must be borne in mind that although the bismuth and antimony of this thermo-electric battery, like the zinc and copper of the voltaic or chemico-electric battery, are respectively positive and negative to each other, the poles or wires attached to these metals are, on the contrary, negative and positive.

    The Story of Electricity

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