The art of coating one metal with another, such, for instance, as immersing iron in molten zinc.
A term used to generally indicate any device which originates a current.
An alloy of copper, nickel and zinc.
One form of carbon. It is made artificially by the electric current.
The metallic frame of a plate used to hold the active material of an accumulator.
The attraction of mass for mass. Weight. The accelerating tendency of material to move toward the earth.
Caoutchouc, which has been treated with sulphur, to harden it. It is produced from the sap of tropical trees, and is a good insulator.
A vibrating reed acted on by an electro-magnet, when tuned to its pitch.
Mechanism composed of a battery, induction coil and a vibrator, for making a jump spark, to ignite gas, powder, etc.
Abbreviation, which means Indicated Horse Power.
A sudden motion of one body acting against another. An electro-magnetic wave magnetizing soft iron, and this iron attracting another piece of iron, as an example.
A conductor heated up by a current so it will glow.
A current of electricity which sets up lines of force at right angles to the body of the wire through which the current is transmitted.
A body within a magnetic field which is excited by the magnetism.
Everything belonging to an equipment of a building, or a circuiting system to do a certain thing.
A material or substance which resists the passage of a current placed around a conductor.
The strength of a magnetic field, or of a current flowing over a wire.
The current strength of electricity of a wire to resist the passage.
A device in a wire or circuit for checking a current. It also refers to the vibrator of an induction coil.
The place where two or more conductors are united.
The combined resistance offered by two or more substances or conductors.
A spark, disruptive in its character, between two conducting points.
The charge required to start a battery.