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electrostatic discharge (ESD)
The rapid, spontaneous transfer of electrostatic charge induced by a high electrostatic field. Usually the charge flows through a spark (static discharge) between two bodies at different electrostatic potentials as they approach one another. [T1.321-1995]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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