American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Leyden Jar Sentence Examples
For this purpose a small Leyden jar is connected as usual.
The availability of the energy of electrical separation in a charged Leyden jar is also limited only by the resistance of conductors, in virtue of which an amount of heat is necessarily produced, which is greater the less the time occupied in discharging the jar.
Braun suggested in 1898 that the oscillatory discharge of a Leyden jar should be sent through the primary coil of a transformer and the secondary coil should be interposed between the antenna and an earth connexion.'
It had long been known that the discharges from a Leyden jar could magnetize or demagnetize steel needles.
The instrument known as a Leyden jar consists of a glass bottle coated within and without for three parts of the way up with tinfoil.