Definition of static cling in English:

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static cling

noun

The adhering of a garment to the wearer’s body or to another garment, caused by a buildup of static electricity.
Example sentences
  • Well let me tell you that what you'll find are grey plastic moccasins, elasticated waists and short - sleeved shirts with more static cling than a workbenchful of vices.
  • Have you ever wondered about static electricity and static cling?
  • What I was suspecting was that these thing were held together by electrostatic forces - static cling - little, very weak, electrostatic forces that holds together grains.

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Syllabification: stat·ic cling

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