Definition of Electrostatic

1. Adjective. Concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity. "An electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"

Exact synonyms: Static
Derivative terms: Electrostatics
Partainyms: Static Electricity, Static Electricity

Definition of Electrostatic

1. a. Pertaining to electrostatics.

Definition of Electrostatic

1. Adjective. (physics) of, relating to, or produced by electrostatics or static electricity ¹

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Definition of Electrostatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Electrostatic

1. Pertaining to electrostatics. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrostatic

electrostatic (current term)
electrostatic analyser
electrostatic bond
electrostatic charge
electrostatic confinement
electrostatic discharge
electrostatic energy
electrostatic field
electrostatic force
electrostatic generator
electrostatic lens
electrostatic machine
electrostatic painting
electrostatic precipitator
electrostatic precipitators

Literary usage of Electrostatic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"electrostatic Attraction.—The mutual attraction existing between unlike electric ... electrostatic Aurora.—Luminous phenomena attending the production of an ..."

2. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"COMPARISON OF THE electrostatic WITH THE ELECTROMAGNETIC UNITS. Determination of the Number of electrostatic Units of Electricity in one Electromagnetic ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"The method used in 1883 was to find both the electrostatic and the electromagnetic measures of the capacity of a condenser, the electrostatic measure being ..."

4. Principles of Electrical Engineering by Harold Pender (1911)
"Hence the mathematical expression for the number of lines of electrostatic induction crossing an elementary surface dsn normal to the direction of the field ..."

5. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"electrostatic Field. — Any space in which electrostatic forces act is called an ... The electrostatic field is conveniently represented by lines of ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"I. The distribution of the electrostatic field when any two confocal hyperboloids of revolution of one sheet and of the same family arc maintained at given ..."

7. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"In the present chapter the subject of electric units is dealt with from a somewhat different point of view, and we therefore begin with electrostatic units, ..."

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