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2015-05-12 08:26:50

May is National Electrical Safety Month RICHMOND, Va., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Electricity is an essential part of our modern lives.

2015-05-11 23:02:13

All Year Cooling, a South Florida air conditioner repair and maintenance company, is participating in Electrical Safety month.

2015-05-11 12:35:15

MENTOR, Ohio, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualtek, a leading manufacturer of AC receptacles, has introduced part number 739W-X2/45, a 15A NEMA 5-15R tamper resistant convenience outlet.

2015-05-11 12:26:15

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Joseph M.

2015-05-08 12:22:09

DUBLIN, May 08, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4qzcv2/united_states)

2015-05-07 23:01:59

Open Access Technology International, Inc.

2015-05-07 12:37:07

But Billions of Dollars and Kilowatt-Hours Can Be Saved SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately $19 billion worth of electricity, equal to the output of 50 large

2015-05-06 12:23:11

DUBLIN, May 06, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rsds8f/south_america)

2015-05-06 12:23:00

BURNABY, Canada, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Power failure and breakdown of transmission lines coupled with rising demand for electricity to propel demand for power ancillary

2015-05-05 23:04:44

Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a temporary power distribution system that converts 480 volts AC current to single


Latest electricity Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).