anelectric

/an'i lek"trik/, adj. Elect.
not capable of acquiring a static electric charge when subjected to friction.
[1820-30; AN-1 + ELECTRIC]

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  • an- — 1 a prefix occurring before stems beginning with a vowel or h in loanwords from Greek, where it means not, without, lacking (anarchy; anecdote); used in the formation of compound words: anelectric. Also, before a consonant, a . [ < Gk. See A 6,… …   Universalium

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