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antistatic

[an-tee-stat-ik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈstæt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to a material or procedure that disperses, or inhibits the accumulation of, static charges on textiles, phonograph records, paper products, etc.
Origin of antistatic
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; anti- + static
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British Dictionary definitions for antistatic

antistatic

/ˌæntɪˈstætɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a substance, textile, etc) retaining sufficient moisture to provide a conducting path, thus avoiding the effects of static electricity
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