negative electricity


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negative electricity

[′neg·əd·iv ‚i‚lek′tris·əd·ē]
(electricity)
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This would be a quick fix, he said - a permanent solution would involve painting the walls red, symbolising fire, or terracotta, to 'earth' the negative electricity.
Franklin suggested that the excess be called positive electricity and the deficiency negative electricity. There was no telling which variety of electricity, vitreous or resinous, was positive and which negative.