Definition of Volta, Alessandro in English:

Share this entry

Volta, Alessandro

Pronunciation: /ˈvɒltə/
Count (1745–1827), Italian physicist; full name Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta. Volta is best known for the voltaic pile or electrochemical battery (1800), the first device to produce a continuous electric current.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Ales|san|dro Volta

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.