Positive electricity

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Positive electricity: negative electricity, positive charge
(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.

See also: Positive

Full browser ?