- of or relating to static electricity.
Origin of electrostatic
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Examples from the Web for electrostatic
“I think the most likely mechanism for providing the spark is electrostatic,” Stansfield said.Did Static Electricity Spark the Hindenburg Explosion?
March 4, 2013
We get some gravity, some magnetic, and some electrostatic field distortion, too.Islands of Space
John W Campbell
Electrostatic effects, however, differ greatly from those of tides.Climatic Changes
This is equivalent to an electric force of about 500 electrostatic units.Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy
John Ambrose Fleming
It is a convenient form of what is called an electrostatic condenser.Marvels of Scientific Invention
Thomas W. Corbin
When mounted upon the conductor of an electrostatic machine, the vane rotates in a direction opposite that of the points.Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One
- of, concerned with, producing, or caused by static electricity
- concerned with electrostatics
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- Relating to or caused by electric charges that are not in motion. Compare electrodynamic.
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