Sentence Examples


  • On touching the canister this last charge goes to earth.
  • Let a metal ball be suspended by a silk thread, and the canister lid so fixed to the thread that when the lid is in place the ball hangs in the centre of the canister.
  • Let the canister be touched with the finger to discharge it perfectly.
  • The explanation is as follows: the charge (-}- Q) of positive electricity on the ball creates by induction an equal charge (- Q) on the inside of the canister when placed in it, and repels to the exterior surface of the canister an equal charge (+ Q).
  • Next let the canister be touched with the finger, the leaves collapse, but diverge again when the ball is withdrawn.