Definition of static electricity in English:
A stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction, which causes sparks or crackling or the attraction of dust or hair.
- And even the wrong kind of electricity, such as a brief crackling spark of static electricity, can do in a small delicate electronic component.
- Fire officials say gas station explosions like this are rare, but they can be sparked by static electricity or cell phones igniting the gasoline vapors.
- Bringing it closer to his face, he could smell ozone and stifled a yelp as a spark of static electricity leaped from the blade to his nose.
Definition of static electricity in:
- US English dictionary
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