Definition of static cling in English:

static cling

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The adhering of a garment to the wearer’s body or to another garment, caused by a build-up of static electricity.
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    • 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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