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Static electricity can also cause uncomfortable shocks to a person who becomes "charged up". To experience this shock, drag your feet across a carpet in socks, then touch your finger to a doorknob. Static electricity can be responsible for the ignition of flammable gases, such as the vapors produced by petrol (gasoline) when you are filling your car.
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Disadvantages of static electricity?

well, do you know sometimes when you touch a doorhandls, and you get a small electric shock? Well, that's static electricity. Athough in most situation this is fine, if you ar

How does static relate to static electricity?

Static means it doesn't move. This is essentially what static electricity is, a charge tht has no current. It is made by the transfer of electrons, as a pose to a cell or batt

What is static electricity?

Electricity which are generated due to unbalance in charges in a  matter . Charges so created are static and they will not move .  Although they are static they will exert f

What it is a static electricity?

Everything we see is made up of tiny little parts called atoms. The atoms are made of even smaller parts. These are called protons, electrons and neutrons. They are very diffe

Why does static electricity has the name static?

Static (meaning it does not move) electricity is an electric charge which is stored. One way to generate static electricity is to rub two things together, and one of the mater

What is in static electricity?

Static electricity is a form of electricity and as everyone knows, it can SHOCK you. That's because if you gather enough electrons (by rubbing your feet w/ socks onto a carpet

Why is static electricity called static?

It is called static because from the word itself, static, means not moving or no action. Please note that the more accurate term is "static charge" because it means a charge

What is static electricity about?

How does static electricity work? 1. Static electricity is the result of an imbalance between negative and positive charges in an object. These charges can build up on the

Why do you have static electricity?

you have static electricity because it keeps electrons from moving and here is an example........ lets say you hit a candle and you thought that you hit it hard but it didn't

What to do about static electricity?

You can ground the item that has a build up of the static charge. Ground straps are typically worn when working on static-discharge sensitive components like circuit boards in

How are electricity and static electricity different?

none, except:    static electricity is electric charge without current flow,  usually induced by friction between two different insulating  materials.  dynamic electr