Wimshurst machine synonyms

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A generator which produces high-voltage electricity by electrostatic induction: sometimes used to accelerate charged particles for nuclear reactions
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electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
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A type of electrostatic generator used to build up static electrical charge of very high voltages by transferring electric charge from a power supply to a spherical metal terminal. A high-voltage source transfers charge to a nonconducting conveyor belt, usually made of silk or rubber, which continuously redeposits the charge on the insulated metal terminal, where it accumulates. Even small Van de Graaff generators can accumulate a static charge of 100,000 volts; the largest, up to 10 million volts.
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Find another word for wimshurst machine. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wimshurst machine, like: electrostatic generator, electrostatic machine and van-de-graaff-generator.