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Electric Fly or Flyer

A little wheel, ordinarily poised on a point, like a compass needle. It carries several tangentially directed points, all pointing in the same sense. When connected with a source of electricity of high potential it revolves by reaction. The tension of its charge is highest at the points, the air there is highly electrified and repelled, the reaction pushing the wheel around like a Barker's mill or Hero's steam engine. Sometimes the flyer is mounted with its axis horizontal and across the rails on a railroad along which it travels.

Synonym: Reaction Wheel.