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A course of lectures, consisting of illustrations of the various forces of matter, i.e. of such as are called the physical or inorganic forces
Journal of the Franklin Institute
We shall have to pay a little more attention to the forces existing in water before we can have a clear idea on the subject. Besides the attraction which there is between its particles to make it hold together as s liquid or a solid, there is also another force, different from the former; --one which, by means of the voltaic battery, we yesterday overcame, drawing from the water two different substances, which, when heated by means of the electric spark, attracted each other, and rushed intodoi:10.1016/0016-0032(60)90546-9 fatcat:2rr4ww2bczhenhudcaqxqmtd4m