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  • n. Plural form of electricity.


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  • In the course of proving that electricities produced by various means are identical, Faraday discovered the two laws of electrochemistry: the amount of chemical change or decomposition is exactly proportional to the quantity of electricity that passes in solution; and the amounts of different substances deposited or dissolved by the same quantity of electricity are proportional to their chemical equivalent weights.

    Faraday, Michael

  • Other People's Words: From five to eight hours bodily contact in those magnetic elements which, when diverse in quantity and quality, produce physical attraction and passional love, promotes permanent unchange of individual electricities, and the absorption of each other's exhalation, leading directly to temperamental inadaptation, and to the married pair growing alike physically.

    Medical Common Sense and Plain Home Talk

  • It will take an active of legislators both federal-and-state governments to make under grown power lines mandatory if the electricities industries will says it is cheaper to have over head power-lines.

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  • The group says about nine percent of those surveyed had their electricities or their natural gas shut off -- Gerri.

    CNN Transcript Jun 24, 2008

  • They are glass and resin, after which, as we mentioned, the two electricities were even named in the beginning.

    Man or Matter

  • The electrified ball _A_ will act first on the layer of particles next to it, attracting their negative electricity and repelling the positive according to the well-known law that "Unlike electricities attract, like electricities repel each other."

    Aether and Gravitation

  • But that is not all that has to be said, for there are two opposite kinds of electricities, and there are not two Aethers.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • All around the sun is the atomic Aether, which is polarized in the same way that the particles of air were polarized; that is, the two kinds of electricities in the aetherial atom are separated, the negative being on that side nearest to the sun, and the positive on the side further away.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • Count Mattaei professed to extract certain vegetable [514] electricities found stored up in this, and some other plants, and to utilize them for curative purposes with almost miraculous success.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Experiment shows, as we have seen, that, on bringing about in rarefied air the reunion of the two electricities, near the pole of a powerful artificial magnet, a small luminous ring is produced, similar to that which constitutes the aurora borealis, and animated by a similar movement of rotation.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 26, December, 1859


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