from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That branch of science which treats of the relation of electricity to chemical changes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Chemistry as concerned with electricity; the science which treats of the agency of electricity in effecting chemical changes.
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- n. branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions
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As a consequence, thoughts, emotions and moral issues can (though not always) become secondary considerations when they are believed to be mere byproducts of brain electro-chemistry.
Similarly, there are no processes in organisms that cannot be traced to electro-chemistry, but the unification of chemistry and biology is not still not yet known.
By that time atomism had been extended from chemistry and the kinetic theory to offer explanations in stereochemistry, electro-chemistry, spectroscopy and so on.
Einstein's law has become the basis of quantitative photo-chemistry in the same way as Faraday's law is the basis of electro-chemistry.
Were it not a purely technical matter, it might be easily demonstrated, with our knowledge of electro-chemistry, that such an arrangement as an electric primary battery driving a car is an impossibility.
Galvani and Volta, followed in 1831 to 1857 by the magnificent discoveries of Faraday in electro-magnetism, electro-chemistry, and electro-optics, and no real improvement was made in influence machines till 1860, in which year Varley patented a form of machine shown in
He did not say so aloud, and no doubt it would have offended him had you accused him of believing it, but he believed it all the same, and his belief in it gave a muddy, bilious color to his view of German metaphysics, German electro-chemistry and the German chronology of Babylonian kings.
This demonstration was the beginning of the very important science of electro-chemistry.
Now a wave of interest in organic chemistry swept over the chemical world, and soon the study of carbon compounds became as much the fashion as electro-chemistry had been in the, preceding generation.
Physical chemistry, electro-chemistry, geo-physics, astro-physics, and a variety of other scientic unions have led to audacious hypotheses, veritable flashes of vision, which open new regions of activity for a generation of investigators.