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One entry found for Van de Graaff generator.
Main Entry: Van de Graaff generator
Pronunciation: secondarystressvan-dschwa-secondarystressgraf-
Function: noun
Etymology: named for Robert J. Van de Graaff 1901-1967 American physicist
: a device for producing high voltages by building up charge in the inside of a hollow sphere

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