Definition of electrostatic generator in English:

electrostatic generator

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·stat·ic gen·er·a·tor

noun

Any of various devices used to build up an electric charge to an extreme potential in order to generate electricity, especially the Van de Graaf generator.
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  • Here you can ride the high-wire cycle 20 feet above the ground, lift a car by using a giant lever, get a charge from an electrostatic generator and watch rats play basketball.
  • This Electrostatic Generator or Machine is a new device for high voltages very suitable for education.
  • Some scholars credit von Guericke with the first electrostatic generator.

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