[an-tee-stat-ik, an-tahy-]
pertaining to a material or procedure that disperses, or inhibits the accumulation of, static charges on textiles, phonograph records, paper products, etc.

1935–40; anti- + static Unabridged
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antistatic (ˌæntɪˈstætɪk)
(of a substance, textile, etc) retaining sufficient moisture to provide a conducting path, thus avoiding the effects of static electricity

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Example sentences
Splash and spray resistant fabric that is also antistatic is required.
Most topical antistatic agents have significant vapor pressure.
There may be some alternate dispensing technologies that are applicable, such as mechanical pumps for antistatic sprays and dyes.
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