Definition of Electrical conduction
1. Noun. The passage of electricity through a conductor.
Generic synonyms: Conduction, Conductivity
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Conduction
Literary usage of Electrical conduction
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"One reason why Cavendish took up electrical conduction may have been his recent study of the Leyden jar in terms of conducting and non-conducting layers; ..."
2. The Corpuscular Theory of Matter by Joseph John Thompson (1907)
"CHAPTER V. THE SECOND THEORY OF electrical conduction. WE shall now proceed to develop the second theory of electrical conductivity and see whether it is as ..."
3. The Nature of Matter and Electricity: An Outline of Modern Views by Daniel Frost Comstock, Leonard Thompson Troland (1917)
"REFERENCES The following references are to simple discussions of the theory of electrical conduction in solids: EE Founder ..."
4. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA electrical conduction and Dielectric Properties It has been mentioned that electrical conduction in frozen ground is possible because ..."
5. Elements of Natural Philosophy: For the Use of Schools and Academies by Joseph Anthony Gillet, William James Rolfe (1881)
"B. electrical conduction AND INSULATION. 298. Cottrell's Straw Electroscope.—An electroscope is an instrument used for indicating the presence of ..."