Definitions

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  • n. A voltaic battery with a large surface of plate, producing powerful heating effects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A voltaic battery, having a large surface of plate, and producing powerful heating effects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of voltaic battery, consisting of one or more cells in which the plates used are large, so that the internal resistance is very small.

Etymologies

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Latin calor heat + English motor.

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