electrophorus

noun elec·troph·o·rus \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-fə-rəs \

Definition of electrophorus

plural electrophori play \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-fə-ˌrī, -ˌrē\
: a device for producing electric charges consisting of a disk that is negatively electrified by friction and a metal plate that becomes charged by induction when placed on the disk

Origin and Etymology of electrophorus

New Latin, from electr- + -phorus -phore


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electrophorus

noun elec·troph·o·rus \ i-ˌlek-ˈträf-ə-rəs \

medical Definition of electrophorus

plural electrophori play \-ˌrī, -ˌrē\
: a device for producing electric charges consisting of a disk that is negatively electrified by friction and a metal plate that becomes charged by induction when placed on the disk

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