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

/ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)ˈstatɪk/