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Definition of Electrics
1. electric [n] - See also: electric
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrics
Literary usage of Electrics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Treatise on Electricity, in Theory and Practice: With Original by Tiberius Cavallo (1786)
"electrics, and Conductors; experiments mewing, that whatever ... cannot be excited, (hence Conductors are alfo called non~ electrics); and that whatever ..."
2. On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences by Mary Somerville (1840)
"electrics AND NON-electrics. LAW OF ITS INTENSITY. DISTRIBUTION. TENSION. ELECTRIC HEAT AND LIGHT. ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY. ITS CAUSE. ELECTRIC CLOUDS. ..."
3. The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of Aerostation by James Smith (1815)
"All bodies which admit electricity to pass through th«m,arc called conductors of electricity: the same bodies are often called non-electrics. ..."
4. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals: Comprising Electro by Georg Langbein (1909)
"To test whether a body belongs to the idio-electrics, the so-called electroscope is used, which in its simplest form consists of a glass rod mounted on a ..."
5. Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal Cities and by Dionysius Lardner (1846)
"Stephen Grey's Discoveries on electrics and Non-electrics.—Wheeler and Grey's Experiments. ... electrics ..."