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 (vōl-tā′ĭk, vŏl-)
1. Of, relating to, or being electricity or electric current produced by chemical action; galvanic.
2. Producing electricity by chemical action.

[After Count Alessandro Volta.]
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(General Physics) another word for galvanic1


1. (Placename) of or relating to Burkina Faso, formerly known as Upper Volta
2. (Languages) denoting, belonging to, or relating to the Gur group of African languages
(Languages) this group of languages. See also Gur
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(vɒlˈteɪ ɪk, voʊl-)

of or pertaining to electricity or electric currents, esp. when produced by chemical action, as in a cell; galvanic.
[1805–15; after A. Volta; see -ic]
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Noun1.Voltaic - a group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana
Niger-Congo - a family of African language spoken in west Africa
Adj.1.voltaic - pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical actionvoltaic - pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
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[vɒlˈteɪɪk] ADJvoltaico
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adjvoltaisch, galvanisch; voltaic cellgalvanisches Element
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