Voltaic arc

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a luminous arc, of intense brilliancy, formed between carbon points as electrodes by the passage of a powerful voltaic current.

See also: Voltaic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Energy is the explicit subject of numerous other works in the show, including Giunchi con arco voltaico (Reeds with Voltaic Arc), 1969, which was first shown in Harald Szeemann's landmark "Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form" exhibition at the Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, in 1969, and Stella con scintilla (Star with Spark), 2014.
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The compressed air is used to move the mobile element and, in the same time, to extinguish the voltaic arc produced during the motion (Deciu et al., 2002).