electricity englannista suomeksi
Originally, a property of amber and certain other nonconducting substances to attract lightweight material when rubbed, or the cause of this property; now understood to be a phenomenon caused by the distribution and movement of charged subatomic particles and their interaction with the field. (defdate)
1646, (w), ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica''https://books.google.com/books?id=lpZNAAAAcAAJ, 4th edition, p. 56:
- Again, the concretion of Ice will not endure a dry attrition without liquation ; for if it be rubbed long with a cloth, it melteth. But Cryſtal will calefie unto electricity ; that is, a power to attract ſtraws or light bodies, and convert the needle freely placed.
1747 July 28, (w), letter to Collinson (botanist)|Peter Collinson, collected in ''New Experiments and Observations on Electricity'', part I, 3rd edition, London: D. Henry and R. Cape, published 1760, page 8:
- For, reſtoring the equilibrium in the bottle does not at all affect the Electricity in the man thro’ whom the fire paſſes ; that Electricity is neither increaſed nor diminiſhed.
(quote-text)|title=Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism/Part I/Chapter II|A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism|passage=We may express all these results in a concise and consistent manner by describing an electrified body as ''charged'' with a certain ''quantity of electricity'', which we may denote by ''e''.
2011, Jon Henley, ''The Guardian'', 29 Mar 2011:
- How does it work, though? It's based on the observation made some 200 years ago that electricity can change the shape of flames.
The study of electrical phenomena; the branch of science dealing with such phenomena. (defdate)
(quote-journal)|date=28 September 2016|passage=The electricity was crackling around Celtic Park even before a ball had been kicked, the home crowd unleashing noise and colour and every ounce of passion in their bodies on the visitors.
2000, James Meek, ''Home-made answer to generating electricity harks back to the past'', ''The Guardian'':
- Householders could one day be producing as much electricity as all the country's nuclear power stations combined, thanks to the revolutionary application of a device developed in the early 19th century.