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VOLTAIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Voltaic mean? 

VOLTAIC (noun)
  The noun VOLTAIC has 1 sense:

1. a group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana

  Familiarity information: VOLTAIC used as a noun is very rare.


VOLTAIC (adjective)
  The adjective VOLTAIC has 1 sense:

1. pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

  Familiarity information: VOLTAIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VOLTAIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Gur; Voltaic

Hypernyms ("Voltaic" is a kind of...):

Niger-Congo (a family of African language spoken in west Africa)


VOLTAIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

galvanic; voltaic

Context examples:

a galvanic cell / a voltaic (or galvanic) couple

Domain category:

electricity (a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons)

Pertainym:

voltage (the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts)


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