- adj. that counteracts the effects of static electricity.
* * */an'tee stat"ik, an'tuy-/, adj.pertaining to a material or procedure that disperses, or inhibits the accumulation of, static charges on textiles, phonograph records, paper products, etc.[1935-40; ANTI- + STATIC]
* * *antistatic /an-ti-statˈik/adjective1. (also antistat /anˈ or -statˈ/) having the property of counteracting static electricity2. Not attracting positively charged ions, eg dustnounAn antistatic substanceORIGIN: ↑anti- (1)• • •antistatic agent noun (textiles)A substance applied to a textile to prevent its becoming charged with static electricity by friction during processing or wearantistatic fluid nounA fluid applied to prevent the effects of static electricity on vinyl discs (from dust) and sound film (from scratches on the track)
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antistatic — ANTISTÁTIC, Ă, antistatici, ce, adj., s.n. 1. (Substanţă) care împiedică electrizarea materialelor plastice. 2. (Substanţă) care neutralizează discurile1 (4) din punct de vedere electric. – Din fr. anti statique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 26.02.2004 … Dicționar Român
antistatic — [an΄tīstat′ik, an΄tēstat′ik, an΄tistat′ik] adj. reducing static electric charges, as on textiles, waxes, polishes, etc., by retaining enough moisture to provide electrical conduction … English World dictionary
antistatic — /æntiˈstætɪk/ (say antee statik) adjective of or relating to anything which reduces static energy or resists acquiring it: an antistatic device; an antistatic fabric; an antistatic antenna … Australian English dictionary
antistatic — also antistat adjective Date: 1952 reducing, removing, or preventing the buildup of static electricity … New Collegiate Dictionary
antistatic — /an tee stat ik, an tuy /, adj. pertaining to a material or procedure that disperses, or inhibits the accumulation of, static charges on textiles, phonograph records, paper products, etc. [1935 40; ANTI + STATIC] * * * … Universalium
antistatic — adjective Preventing the buildup of static electricity … Wiktionary
antistatic — adj. pertaining to something which eliminates or decreases static charge … English contemporary dictionary
antistatic — an·ti·static … English syllables
antistatic — an•ti•stat•ic [[t]ˌæn tiˈstæt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. chem. phs pertaining to a substance or procedure that inhibits the accumulation of static electricity, as on textiles, phonograph records, or paper products • Etymology: 1935–40 … From formal English to slang
antistatic agent — noun (textiles) A substance applied to a textile to prevent its becoming charged with static electricity by friction during processing or wear • • • Main Entry: ↑antistatic … Useful english dictionary