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——­, its relation to the combining oxygen, 921, 962. ——­, ——­ combining sulphur, 943. ——­, ——­ the transferred elements, 923, 962. ——­, relation of bodies in, 962.  Voltaic current, 1617. See Current, electric.  Voltaic discharge, positive and negative, 1524.  Voltaic decomposition, 450, 600. See Decomposition, electro-chemical. Voltaic electricity, identical with electricity, otherwise evolved, 268,
  360.
——­, discharged by points, 272. ——­, ——­ hot air, 271, 274. ——­, its tension, 268, 275. ——­, evolution of heat by, 276. ——­, its magnetic force, 277. ——­, its chemical force, 278. ——­, its spark, 280. ——­, its physiological effects, 279. ——­, its general characters considered, 268. Voltaic pile distinguished, 856, note. ——­, electricity of, 875. ——­, depends on chemical action, 872. ——­, relation of acid and bases in the, 927. ——. See Battery, voltaic. Voltaic spark without contact, 915, 956. ——­, precautions, 958, 1074.  Voltaic trough, 989. See Battery, voltaic.

Water, flowing, electric currents in, 190. ——­, retardation of current by, 1159. ——­, its direct conducting power, 1017, 1159, 1355. ——­, ——­ constant, 984. ——­, electro-chemical decomposition against, 494, 532. ——­, poles of, 494, 533, 558. ——­, its influence in electro-chemical decomposition, 472. ——­ is the great electrolyte, 924. ——­, the exciting electrolyte when pure, 944. ——­, ——­ acidulated, 880, 926, 1137. ——­, ——­ alkalized, 931, 934, 941. ——­, electrolytic intensity for, 968, 981, 1017. ——­ electrolyzed in a single circuit, 862. ——­, its electrolysis definite, 732, 785, 807. ——­, decomposition of by fine wires, 327. ——­, quantity of electricity in its elements, 853, 861. ——­, determined to either pole, 553. Wheatstone’s analysis of the electric brush, 1427. ——­ measurement of conductive velocity in metals, 1328. Wire, ignition of, by the electric current, 853, note, 1631. ——­ is uniform throughout, 1630. Wire a regulator of the electric current, 853, note. ——­, velocity of conduction in, varied, 1333. ——­, single, a current induced in, 170. ——­, long, inductive effects in, 1064, 1118. Wollaston on decomposition by common electricity, 309. ——­ decomposition of water by points, 327.

Zinc, amalgamated, its condition, 863, 1000. ——­, used in pile, 999. Zinc, how amalgamated, 863. ——­, of troughs, its purity, 1144. ——­, its relation to the electrolyte, 949. ——­, its oxidation is the source of power in the pile, 919. ——­ plates of troughs, foul, 1145. ——­ ——­, new and old, 1146. ——­, waste of, in voltaic batteries, 997.

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