Van de Graaff generator


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  • noun

Synonyms for Van de Graaff generator

electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity

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Demonstrate a Van de Graaff generator for the class.
Bascom of Portland received a startling - but harmless - shock after she pulled her hands from a Van de Graaff generator during a made-for-kids physics show at the Science Factory near Autzen Stadium.
Experiment with static electricity using a Van de Graaff generator, create electricity and learn how magnets and electricity are related.
5 million-volt Van de Graaff generator given to the Museum by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1956.
It's an amazing film, with huge Van de Graaff generators 30-40 feet high, and hardly anyone has ever seen it.
The singer has childhood memories of going into her dad's lab and being shown experiments with liquid nitrogen and Van de Graaff generators.