Definition of electrostatic in English:

electrostatic

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·stat·ic
Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈstadik
 
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adjective

Physics
Of or relating to stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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