electrical device


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electrical device a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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In literature:

Everything was exactly as he had left it, and he looked at his simple electrical devices with some amusement.
"The Master Key" by L. Frank Baum
GENERICALLY considered, a "battery" is a device which generates electric current.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
As yet no one had discovered that electricity could be stored, or generated in any way other than by some friction device.
"A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
As is well known, this instrument is a device for raising or lowering electric pressure.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
Some of the electrical controlling devices are not yet in place.
"The Moving Picture Boys at Panama" by Victor Appleton
ACCUMULATOR, a hydraulic press for storing up water at a high pressure; also a device for storing up electric energy.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Such a device as manufactured by the Dean Electric Company is shown in Fig.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
The question will naturally arise as to whether the child's hearing of speech can be aided by an electric or mechanical device.
"What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know" by John Dutton Wright
It is the device which has the power to convert the unseen electric current into motion which may be observed by the human eye.
"Electricity for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
The returns were tabulated by an electrical device first employed ten years before.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews

In news:

THE Visavox was a proto-television device developed here in the 1920's by the electronics wizard Frank Sprague, founder of the Sprague Electric Company.
The device converts energy from a heartbeat and delivers enough electricity to operate a pacemaker.
Pulses of light may replace electrical stimulation in some medical devices and experiments.
His company then was nothing more than a hospital-equipment repair shop, and the notion of implanting electrical devices in the human body evoked Frankenstein-ish images.
Fuller, a chemist who was a co-inventor of a device to convert solar energy into electricity, died on Friday at his home in Vero Beach, Fla.
ThinkEco's innovative modlet smart plug that can help people save energy and monitor the electricity usage of devices is now available through Best Buy.
Beware of electric devices that draw phantom power.
McCaskill's letter says the federal policy seems to reflect an outdated fear of devices that run on electricity.
The electrical ground system ultimately includes the grounded device itself and the entire pathway back to the earth ground .
Unprecedented Accuracy in Locating Brain Electrical Activity with New Device.
Unprecedented accuracy in locating brain electrical activity with new device.
Pacemakers are small devices that send electrical signals to regulate the heartbeat.
In the last decade, several manufacturers have successfully developed and demonstrated many new devices for the enhancement of electrical power distribution.
Although often overlooked, the package is an inseparable part of an RF/microwave semiconductor device, contributing to electrical performance and long-term reliability.
Noel Bracelin of West Seattle is thankful her house is still standing and her family is safe after a device meant to help protect from electrical fires -- a surge protector -- apparently caught fire in her home.

In science:

The very rapidly developing field of spintronics is based on the proposal to use the spin of the electron instead of its electrical charge in future devices.
Spin dependent quantum transport effects in Cu nanowires
In this work, we investigate the effect of short-time and long-time annealing at 250◦C on the electronic and magnetic properties of GaMnAs by in-situ measurements of the electrical conductivity, by microRaman spectroscopy, and by superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) magnetization measurements.
Electronic and magnetic properties of GaMnAs: Annealing effects
A key remaining experimental challenge is the detection of the effect through electrical means which could lead to actual useful devices.
Spin-Hall effect: Back to the Beginning on a Higher Level
Electrical engineers have commonly treated electrons as semiclassical particles that move through a device under the influence of an electric field and random scattering potentials.
Modeling of Nanoscale Devices
Carriers undergo a random walk through a device with a small bias in one direction imposed by the electric field.
Modeling of Nanoscale Devices