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triboelectricity

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noun tri·bo·elec·tric·i·ty \ˌtrī-bō-i-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, ˌtri-, -ˈtris-tē\

Definition of triboelectricity

  1. :  a charge of electricity generated by friction (as by rubbing glass with silk)

tri·bo·elec·tric play \-ˈlek-trik\ adjective


Circa 1917

First Known Use of triboelectricity

circa 1917


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