antistatic

[ an-tee-stat-ik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈstæt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

pertaining to a material or procedure that disperses, or inhibits the accumulation of, static charges on textiles, phonograph records, paper products, etc.

Nearby words

  1. antisocial personality disorder,
  2. antisocialist,
  3. antisolar,
  4. antispasmodic,
  5. antistat,
  6. antisthenes,
  7. antistory,
  8. antistreptococcic,
  9. antistrophe,
  10. antistrophic

Origin of antistatic

First recorded in 1935–40; anti- + static

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British Dictionary definitions for antistatic

antistatic

/ (ˌæntɪˈstætɪk) /

adjective

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