Volta, Alessandrino (17451827)

Volta, Alessandrino, Italian physicist, born at Como; professor of Physics at Pavia; made electrical discoveries which laid the foundation of what is called after him voltaic electricity; volt, the unit of electric motive force, being a term among sundry others in electric science similarly derived (17451827).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Volsungs * Voltaic Electricity
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