Volta means: A turning; a time; -- chiefly used in phrases signifying that the part is to be repeated one, two, or more times; as, una volta, once. Seconda volta, second time, points to certain modifications in the close of a repeated strain.
Volta-electric means: Of or pertaining to voltaic electricity, or voltaism.
Volta-electrometer means: An instrument for the exact measurement of electric currents.
Voltage means: Electric potential or potential difference, expressed in volts.
Voltagraphy means: In electrotypy, the act or art of copying, in metals deposited by electrolytic action, a form or pattern which is made the negative electrode.
Voltaic means: Of or pertaining to Alessandro Volta, who first devised apparatus for developing electric currents by chemical action, and established this branch of electric science; discovered by Volta; as, voltaic electricity.
Voltaic means: Of or pertaining to voltaism, or voltaic electricity; as, voltaic induction; the voltaic arc.
Voltairean means: Of or relating to Voltaire, the French author.
Voltairism means: The theories or practice of Voltaire.
Voltaism means: That form of electricity which is developed by the chemical action between metals and different liquids; voltaic electricity; also, the science which treats of this form of electricity; -- called also galvanism, from Galvani, on account of his experiments showing the remarkable influence of this agent on animals.
Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.
Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.
Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.
Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.
Zonae means: of Zona
Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.
Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.
Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.
Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.
Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.
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