Arc (Discharge)

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A luminous discharge of electricity across a gas, characterised by a large current and a low voltage gradient, often accompanied by partial volatilisation of the electrodes.

Reference: I.E.C.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

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