2. Noun. An agent or substance that prevents the buildup of static electricity. ¹
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Definition of Antistatic
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Literary usage of Antistatic
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1. Hand-book of Medical and Orthopedic Gymnastics by Anders Gustaf Wide (1902)
"The antistatic treatment of scoliosi*. The antistatic treatment exclusively, is used for lumbar scoliosis or sacro-lumbar scoliosis, when the disease is not ..."
2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"As an antistatic agent at levels not to exceed 0.15 pct by weight in molded on extruded polyethylene containers that contact food only of the types ..."
3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1855)
"But it seems that no antistatic action can be induced to excrete urea; the only remedy ia mechanical. Even the fluid of cholera—that specilic fever so often ..."
4. The AT&T Documentation Guide (1993)
"... DS, HD, 1.6MB diskette surface is protected by an antistatic lubricant that enhances head performance and extends media life. ..."