Definition of Electrostatic generator
1. Noun. Electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity.
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Specialized synonyms: Electrophorus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrostatic Generator
Literary usage of Electrostatic generator
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 Force.—The force which produces-the attractions or repulsions of charged bodies. electrostatic generator. ..."
2. Proceedings of the IRE. by Institute of Radio Engineers (1915)
"The proof of this is quite similar to that already given for the case of the electrostatic generator. Two alternating currents differing in phase by 90 ..."
3. The Electrical Engineer (1888)
"... of an apparatus for the dissipation of smoke resulting from the discharge of ordnance. Mr. Lorrain proposed to employ an electrostatic generator, ..."
4. Transactions of the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, 1904 by International Electrical Congress (1905)
"The greatest value of the electrostatic generator thus far discovered resides in its ability to produce very high voltages with amperage so low that ..."
5. Daytrips Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg: 40 One Day Adventures by Rail, Bus by Earl Steinbicker (2006)
"Perhaps the most interesting are the weird electrical apparatuses from the late 18th century, such as the enormous electrostatic generator that looks like ..."
6. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"Moonshine Lawrence's cyclotron, the Cockroft-Walton machine, and the Van de Graaff electrostatic generator, developed by Robert J. Van de Graaff at ..."