Definition of triboelectricity in English:


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


[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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