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electric discharge

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(General Physics) physics another name for discharge20b
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric fieldelectric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
brush discharge - discharge between electrodes creating visible streamers of ionized particles
corona discharge, corposant, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire, corona - an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
flashover - an unintended electric discharge (as over or around an insulator)
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
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If an electric discharge was capable of operating a coherer across three thousand miles of ocean, then, certainly, the electric discharges from the wireless station four hundred feet away could produce coherer effects on the bad joints in the vat-wiring.
His great discovery, which died with him, was control over the direction and scope of the electric discharge.
From a room in Vallejo he sent his electric discharges across the Vallejo Straits to Mare Island.
His secret died with him, though it is now known that the French Government managed to get access to him and offered him a billion francs for his invention wherewith he was able to direct and closely to confine electric discharges.
Tenders are invited for Supply, erection and commissioning of electric discharge machine (edm), qty 01 no.
It is known that the above processes include [3]: various mechanisms of electrization of liquid and solid particles of clouds; the processes of generation, existence, accumulation and separation of electric charges in a large-scale cloud region with inhomogeneous local temperature and velocity regimes; processes of formation of electric fields in the fine-dispersed medium of clouds; electric discharge phenomena in thunderclouds and the surrounding air atmosphere, which significantly affect the functioning of the electronics of technical means, the human habitat and its vital activity.
4] investigated performance prediction of the electric discharge machining process by using different materials.
Therefore, during intense solar storms, the regolith is expected to dissipate the build-up of charge too slowly to avoid the destructive effects of a sudden electric discharge," NASA explained in the statement.
This means that, for drilling applications, dimensional accuracy and surface smoothness can be achieved at a level that would not be possible with conventional electric discharge or laser machining.
Key words: ANOVA, Electric Discharge Machining, Process Parameters, and Response Surface Methodology.
By ablating the machining area with high peak power, thermal impact on the area can be suppressed; and in drilling applications, dimensional accuracy and surface smoothness are achieved above the levels possible with electric discharge machining or conventional laser machining.
Effect of Electric Discharge on the Breakdown of Solid Insulation" AIEE Part I : Communication and Electronics,73(1954),155