Usage examples for voltage

  1. There are obviously two things which may be done; first, we may increase the capacity of the aerial, and secondly, we may increase the charging voltage or, in other words, lengthen the spark gap. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  2. Since the Commission's survey was published, however, an invention has been announced which greatly increases the distance over which the high- voltage currents can be efficiently sent, so that it is now feasible to transmute a much larger proportion of coal into electricity at the mine. –  by
  3. Of course the farther the distance the higher must be the voltage pressure. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  4. Our ignorance of the laws of electricity will not prevent us from being electrocuted if we get into the circuit of some powerful voltage. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  5. The last look, the last word, the last smile, even the last shilling, have all a peculiarly melancholy import; but the last voltage, to one who has lived, as it were, on travelling- who has slept for weeks and months under the shadow of the forest trees, and dwelt among the wild romantic scenes of the wilderness- has a peculiar and thrilling interest. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  6. Therefore, this station had two functions to perform- reducing the voltage and changing the current from alternating to direct. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  7. Does the voltage depend on the number of the cells? – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  8. Yet a considerably lower accelerating voltage could be used. – LRL Accelerators The 184-Inch Synchrocyclotron by Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
  9. Why a man receives a shock of lightning or a charge of electricity at high voltage, and without a mark on his body or a change in any cell that we can make out, be dead, though he was living an instant before, is another of these mysteries too familiar for discussion. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. So as to get the voltage. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  11. At the foot of the stairs leading to the Judge's office they parted with all the voltage of affection permitted by the canons of propriety and at five in the evening, Mrs. Van Dorn reappeared on Market Street, and at the foot of the stairs before the Judge's office, the parade resumed its course. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  12. One of those leads attached to your leg carried a little voltage- just in case you passed out. – A Fine Fix by R. C. Noll
  13. As a small lamp cannot withstand excessive electrical voltage, so your nerves are unready for the cosmic current. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  14. Suppose that we take the same tube and use a B- battery of lower voltage. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  15. 95.- Positive Voltage Only Sets up Oscillations Fig. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  16. They all had the same general form of curve but they would pass through different sets of points depending upon the design and upon the B- battery voltage. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  17. A clean- cut, real boys' book of high voltage. – The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune by Wilbur Lawton
  18. Henry's place at table was where he got the full voltage of the eyes every time the Princess switched them on. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White