Idioelectric
Idioelectric Id`i*o*e*lec"tric, a. [Idio- + electric: cf. F. idio['e]lectrique.] (Physics) Electric by virtue of its own peculiar properties; capable of becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to {anelectric}. -- n. An idioelectric substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • idioelectric(al) —   a. able to be electrified by friction …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Anelectric — An e*lec tric, a. [Gr. an priv. + E. electric.] (Physics) Not becoming electrified by friction; opposed to {idioelectric}. n. A substance incapable of being electrified by friction. Faraday. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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