Vande Graaff generator

Vande Graaff generator
Van de Graaff generator (vănʹ də grăf') Clarinda/Academy Artworks n.
An electrostatic generator in which an electric charge is either removed from or transferred to a large hollow spherical electrode by a rapidly moving belt, accelerating particles to energies of about ten million electron volts.
  [After Robert JemisonVan de Graaff (1901-1967), American physicist.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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