a unit, as a statampere, in the system of electric units derived from the force of repulsion between two static charges. Abbreviation: esu, ESU
How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____
Origin of electrostatic unit
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby electrostatic unit
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for electrostatic unit
any unit that belongs to a system of electrical cgs units in which the electric constant is given the value of unity and is taken as a pure numberAbbreviation: ESU, e.s.u. Compare electromagnetic unit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012