Definition of voltaic :
Of or pertaining to Alessandro Volta, who first devised apparatus for developing electric currents by chemical action, and established this branch of electric science; discovered by Volta; as, voltaic electricity.
- Oersted's comment that the voltaic apparatus used should " be strong enough to heat a metallic wire red hot" does not excuse the 20- year delay of the discovery. - "The Earliest Electromagnetic Instruments", Robert A. Chipman.
- The copper which I have put into the flask will dissolve: it will change the acid and the water into a blue fluid, containing copper and other things; and I propose then shewing you how this voltaic battery deals with it; and in the mean- time we will arrange another kind of experiment for you to see what power it has. - "The Chemical History Of A Candle", Michael Faraday.
- June 15, 1889 430, 279 Voltaic Battery. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.