Definition of electrostatic in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈstadik/


Relating to stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents.
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  • Electrostatic speakers are the just about the lowest distortion drivers that can be made.
  • The demonstration device shown above is an "electrostatic linear motor", that I built in January 2002.


Mid 19th century: from electro- + static, on the pattern of hydrostatic.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·stat·ic

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