Definition of electrostatic in English:

electrostatic

adjective

Physics
  • Relating to stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents.

    • ‘Electrostatic speakers are the just about the lowest distortion drivers that can be made.’
    • ‘The demonstration device shown above is an "electrostatic linear motor", that I built in January 2002.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from electro- + static, on the pattern of hydrostatic.

Pronunciation:

electrostatic

/əˌlektrōˈstadik/