Definition of triboelectricity in English:

triboelectricity

Line breaks: tribo|elec¦tri¦city
Pronunciation: /ˌtrʌɪbəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪti
 
, ˌtrɪbəʊ-/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Electric charge generated by friction.
    More example sentences
    • In addition, their work added considerably to the body of knowledge of triboelectricity and its effects.
    • Because they're high power, interference and hum are very small by comparison, so the wires can be unshielded, and triboelectricity is not a problem.
    • These three triboeffects acoustic emission, triboelectricity and triboluminescence are coherent and all can be used for the friction interpretation as well as to their applications.

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