Van de Graaff generator

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Named after its inventor Robert Jemison Van de Graaff.

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Van de Graaff generator ‎(plural Van de Graaff generators)

  1. (physics) a device in which an electric charge is built up on a large spherical electrode by means of a rapidly moving belt

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