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electrophorus

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CIDE DICTIONARY

electrophorusn. [NL., fr. combining form electro- + Gr. fe`rein to bear.].
     An instrument for exciting electricity, and repeating the charge indefinitely by induction, consisting of a flat cake of resin, shellac, or ebonite, upon which is placed a plate of metal.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

electrophorus, n. a device for repeatedly generating static electricity by induction.

Etymology
mod.L f. ELECTRO- + Gk -phoros bearing

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