Definitions for ideoelectrics or idioelectrics

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ideoelectrics or idioelectrics

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Ideoelectrics or Idioelectrics

    Bodies which become electric by friction. This was the old definition, the term originating with Gilbert. It was based on a misconception, as insulation is all that is requisite for frictional electrification, metals being thus electrified if held by insulating handles. The term is virtually obsolete; as far as it means anything it means insulating substances such as scaling wax, sulphur, or glass.

Translation

Find a translation for the ideoelectrics or idioelectrics definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ideoelectrics or idioelectrics definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ideoelectrics or idioelectrics." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 30 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ideoelectrics or idioelectrics>.

Are we missing a good definition for ideoelectrics or idioelectrics?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ideoelectrics or idioelectrics: