electrostatic generator


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electrostatic generator

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
Any machine which produces electric charges by friction or (more commonly) electrostatic induction.
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In his Clapham workshop, Wimshurst made several types of electrostatic generators, often introducing modifications to improve them.
The most obvious solution is to cleanse the atmosphere of particulates with electrostatic generators of unprecedented size and power, capable of penetrating deep into the stratosphere.
Behind it, four electrostatic generators use LP records to create electrical charges, then store the energy in Leyden jars.

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