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2012-07-12 08:07:05
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From Greek Elektron meaning amber. The physical force was so called because it was generated by rubbing amber

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Electricity is actually coming from the greek word ηλεκτρισμός.

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The word electricity is Greek for amber. Rubbing pieces of amber together caused static electriciy. "Electrons, electricity, electronic and other words that begin with "electr..." all originate from the Greek word "elektor," meaning "beaming sun." In Greek, "elektron" is the word for amber" Source - http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter02.html

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The Greek word elektron means "amber." Static electricity was first discovered by rubbing amber.

It comes from the Greek word 'elektron' which means amber, which is a conducter of electricity.

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