\vˈə͡ʊlte͡ɪˌɪzəm], \vˈəʊlteɪˌɪzəm], \v_ˈəʊ_l_t_eɪ_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. That form of electricity which is developed by the chemical action between metals and different liquids; also, the branch of science which treats of this form of electricity;-called also galvanism, from Galvani, who was the first to discover the remarkable effect which this species of electricity produces on animal bodies.