idioelectric definition

  • adjective:
    • electric by virtue of their own unusual properties; effective at getting electrified by rubbing
    • Electrical by virtue of the own unusual properties; with the capacity of becoming electrified by rubbing; -- opposed to anelectric.
  • noun:
    • Any idioelectric substance.
    • a phrase introduced by Gilbert for many substances which come to be electrified by rubbing, in difference from anelectric.
  • others:
    • Electric by virtue of the own unusual properties, or manifesting electricity in its all-natural condition.

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  • Antonym for "idioelectric"
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