aircraft electrification

aircraft electrification

[′er‚kraft i‚lek·trə·fə′kā·shən]
(meteorology)
The accumulation of a net electric charge on the surface of an aircraft.
The separation of electric charge into two concentrations of opposite sign on distinct portions of an aircraft surface.
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