triboelectricity

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

tri·bo·elec·tric·i·ty

noun \ˌtrī-bō-i-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, ˌtri-, -ˈtris-tē\

Definition of TRIBOELECTRICITY

:  a charge of electricity generated by friction (as by rubbing glass with silk)
tri·bo·elec·tric \-ˈlek-trik\ adjective

First Known Use of TRIBOELECTRICITY

circa 1917

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: triboelectric series
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tribo-
All Words Near: triboelectricity

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up triboelectricity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More