noun Physics, Electricity.
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Origin of electrostatic generator
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby electrostatic generator
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British Dictionary definitions for electrostatic generator
any device for producing a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
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Scientific definitions for electrostatic generator
Any of various devices, including the electrophorus, the Wimshurst machine, and especially the Van de Graaff generator, that generate or store high voltages by accumulating static electric charge.
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