Sentence Examples


  • The explosion created a percussion that broke the windows.
  • - Place a tin canister on a warm tumbler and connect it by a wire with the gold-leaf electroscope.
  • Replace the ball again and touch the outside of the canister; the leaves will collapse.
  • If, before withdrawing the ball, after touching the outside of the canister for a moment the ball is touched against the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the ball and canister are found to be discharged.
  • Even if a charged and insulated conductor, such as an open canister or deep cup, is not perfectly closed, it will be found that a proof-plane consisting of a small disk of gilt paper carried at the end of a rod of gum-lac will not bring away any charge if applied to the deep inside portions.

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