electrostatic electrostatic  /ɪ ˌlɛk troʊ ˈstæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The process adds electrostatic charges to the particles, which makes them clump together.
  2. Physicist Vernon Rossow likens a tornado to the rotor of an electrostatic motor, which turns as it transfers electric charges between a positive and a negative electrode.
  3. Inside these units, say Lyttleton and Bondi, there is no electrostatic repulsion.

News

  1. TREK, INC. Introduces Charged Plate Monitor with User-Friendly Features

    MEDINA, N.Y., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  TREK, INC. , a designer and manufacturer of high-voltage power amplifiers and high-performance electrostatic instruments, sensors and monitors, will introduce ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Comdel, Inc. Announces an Expanded Performance, High Voltage, Electrostatic Chuck with Voltages up to 15KV

    GLOUCESTER, Mass., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Comdel, Inc.  recently expanded its electrostatic chuck product line to include the ESC-HVXP, a 15KV supply, 1mA that is designed to enhance throughput ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Van Tassel described the Integratron as a "machine, a high-voltage electrostatic generator that would supply a broad range of frequencies to recharge the cell structure."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: George Van Tassel Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "Ionic Breeze Silent Air Purifiers have always met US government safety standards for ultra-low ozone by-product in electrostatic air cleaners as well as US standards for indoor medical devices," said Richard Thalheimer, founder, chairman and...
    on Jul 25, 2005 By: Richard Thalheimer Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "What it does is each one of these layden jars collects a bit of electricity," says Isaacson of the first battery. "They get it from the electrostatic machine and they sort of tie them all together and soon you have a very big charge."
    on Dec 14, 2005 By: Walter Isaacson Source: CBS News

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