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electrostatic generator

noun, Physics, Electricity
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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electrostatic generator

noun
1.
any device for producing a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
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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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