from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An accumulation of electric charge on an insulated body.
- noun Electric discharge resulting from the accumulation of electric charge on an insulated body.
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- noun An
electric chargethat has built up on an insulatedbody, often due to friction.
- noun The electric
dischargefrom such a body.
- noun physics
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- noun electricity produced by friction
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