The Meaning of electro-

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Electro-

A prefix or combining form signifying pertaining to electricity, produced by electricity, producing or employing electricity, etc.; as, electro-negative; electro-dynamic; electro-magnet.

Electro-ballistic

a.
Pertaining to electro-ballistics.

Electro-ballistics

n.
The art or science of measuring the force or velocity of projectiles by means of electricity.

Electro-biologist

n.
One versed in electro-biology.

Electro-biology

n.
That branch of biology which treats of the electrical phenomena of living organisms.

Electro-biology

n.
That phase of mesmerism or animal magnetism, the phenomena of which are supposed to be produced by a form of electricity.

Electro-bioscopy

n.
A method of determining the presence or absence of life in an animal organism with a current of electricity, by noting the presence or absence of muscular contraction.

Electro-capillarity

n.
The occurrence or production of certain capillary effects by the action of an electrical current or charge.

Electro-capillary

a.
Pert. to, or caused by, electro-capillarity.

Electro-chemical

a.
Of or pertaining to electro-chemistry.

Electro-chemistry

n.
That branch of science which treats of the relation of electricity to chemical changes.

Electro-chronograph

n.
An instrument for obtaining an accurate record of the time at which any observed phenomenon occurs, or of its duration. It has an electro-magnetic register connected with a clock. See Chronograph.

Electro-chronographic

a.
Belonging to the electro-chronograph, or recorded by the aid of it.

Electro-dynamic

a.
Alt. of Electro-dynamical

Electro-dynamical

a.
Pertaining to the movements or force of electric or galvanic currents; dependent on electric force.

Electro-dynamics

n.
The phenomena of electricity in motion.

Electro-dynamics

n.
The branch of science which treats of the properties of electric currents; dynamical electricity.

Electro-dynamometer

n.
An instrument for measuring the strength of electro-dynamic currents.

Electro-engraving

n.
The art or process of engraving by means of electricity.

Electro-etching

n.
A mode of etching upon metals by electrolytic action.
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