Definition of Galvanic pile

1. Noun. Battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta.

Exact synonyms: Pile, Voltaic Pile
Generic synonyms: Battery, Electric Battery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galvanic Pile

galvanic action
galvanic anode
galvanic anodes
galvanic battery
galvanic cautery
galvanic cell
galvanic couple
galvanic couples
galvanic current
galvanic nystagmus
galvanic pile (current term)
galvanic series
galvanic skin reaction
galvanic skin reflex
galvanic skin response
galvanic threshold

Literary usage of Galvanic pile

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1. The Philosophical Magazine (1830)
"POWER OF METALLIC RODS OR WIRES TO DECOMPOSE WATER AFTER THEIR CONNECTION WITH THE galvanic pile IS BROKEN. In the experiments which I undertook in 1806-7, ..."

2. A System of Chemistry by Thomas Thomson, Thomas Cooper (1818)
"It was soon after observed, that the galvanic pile is capable of decomposing many other substances besides water, ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"(1 actors emanating from the galvanic pile, with metallic conductor* fixed on the diseased part, the contact being of a greater or le«s ex— ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1819)
"... essential character of Un minerals that possess it. ESK-HILL, August 31. 1819. ART. XXX.—Account of the new Binary galvanic pile, vented by M. ZAMBONI*. ..."

5. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"... of the galvanic pile announced. By JA DE Luc, Esq. FRS Sfc. To Mr. ... the lutter of them contains a Process of Analysis of the galvanic pile, . uf. ..."

6. Physical Technics; Or, Practical Instructions for Making Experiments in by Joseph Frick (1862)
"[278] The galvanic pile.—For actual use the form of the pile in galvanic apparatus is long ago obsolete; it is, however, a standing article in all ..."

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