"What are you applying" expression utilized by individuals who are searching for just what some other person is attempting to say
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of utilize
By applying the first law of thermodynamics, Kohlrausch deduces that a quantity of heat, CBdT, is absorbed in the element dT per second by the current C. He wrongly identifies this with the Thomson effect, by omitting to allow for the heat carried.