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Noun: electrophorus  i,lek'tró-fu-rus
  1. A simple electrostatic generator that generates repeated charges of static electricity
Noun: Electrophorus
  1. Type genus of the family Electrophoridae; electric eels
    - genus Electrophorus

Type of: electrostatic generator, electrostatic machine, fish genus, Van de Graaff generator, Wimshurst machine

Part of: Electrophoridae, family Electrophoridae

Encyclopedia: Electrophorus