Positive electricity

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(Elec) the kind of electricity which is developed when glass is rubbed with silk, or which appears at that pole of a voltaic battery attached to the plate that is not attacked by the exciting liquid; - formerly called vitreous electricity; - opposed to negative electricity.

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The entire consumer positive electricity usage is lower, and provides consumers with the least possible costs.
Franklin suggested that the excess be called positive electricity and the deficiency negative electricity.

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