Origin of static electricity
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He has figured out a way to turn static electricity into an inexhaustible source of clean energy.
When the opposing charges switch places, static electricity is released and gives birth to the flash of blue seen above the clouds.Rare ‘blue jet’ lightning spotted and photographed from space|Erin Fennessy|January 26, 2021|Popular-Science
The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.
The carpeting is worn, the furniture is falling apart, and the electricity is out for most of the day.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of Stone's neighbors, who live between Dotts and 4th Streets in Pennsburg, said their electricity and water had been cut off.
Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.
That year, landfill gas accounted for 9,800 gigawatts of electricity generation, up more than 90 percent from 2003.
“There is no static to-night,” said Mr. Brandon, who overheard the enthusiastic girl.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
While it lasted flashes of lightning frequently played around the mast-top, occasioned by electricity.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
In doing this work the electricity may, and often is, utterly dissipated—that is, changed into heat.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
You must be careful or your battery'll run out of electricity; that would mean your being hung up for two days.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Yet we are told that heat, motion, electricity and chemical affinity are the causes of mental and moral action.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Scientific definitions for static electricity
Cultural definitions for static electricity
An electrical charge that accumulates on an object when it is rubbed against another object — for example, the spark that jumps from someone's hand to a doorknob after the person has walked across a rug.