Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See current.

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Examples

  • This earth-current actively sweeping through us is really the death-activity busy in the service of life.

    Fantasia of the Unconscious

  • The new route is down Croom's Hill in Greenwich, and the result of this change, at least as regards the earth-current wires, and probably as regards the other wires, has not been satisfactory.

    Autobiography

  • It was soon found that the indications of the earth-current wires were disturbed by a continual series of petty fluctuations which almost completely masked the proper features of earth currents ....

    Autobiography

  • The thunder-cloud, the aurora borealis, and the earth-current of the telegraphic wire, are natural manifestations of electric power, which might possibly be utilized.

    The Coal Question~ Of Supposed Substitutes for Coal

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