Cornhill Magazine,  7 (1863), 31–41.


[J Fitzjames Stephen]




Nomenclature, Electricity

    Observes that 'every one who has occasion to do so, talks of "electricity", and there is a large and most important class of scientific facts, which it would be impossible to investigate at all without the use of that word; yet no one knows precisely what it means. The assignment of a precise signification to it will be the crowning achievement of the science which is concerned with the subject' (33).

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