the electrostatic unit of resistance, equivalent to 8.9876 × 10 11 ohms and equal to the resistance in a conductor in which one statvolt of potential difference produces a current of one statampere.
- Statokinetic reflex
statokinetic reflex stat·o·ki·net·ic reflex (stāt’ō-kĭ-nět’ĭk, -kī-) n. A reflex that, through stimulation of the receptors in the neck muscles and semicircular canals, brings about movements of the limbs and eyes appropriate to a given movement of the head.
noun 1. (rare) the act or practice of idolizing the state
noun 1. Zoology. any of the granules of lime, sand, etc., contained within a statocyst. 2. Botany. an inclusion, as a starch grain, that by a change in position within the cells of an organ or part is assumed to cause a corresponding change in position of the organ or part. noun 1. Also called […]
noun 1. Electricity, Machinery. a portion of a machine that remains fixed with respect to rotating parts, especially the collection of stationary parts in the magnetic circuits of a machine. Compare rotor (def 1). 2. Aeronautics. the system of stationary airfoils in the compressor of a jet engine. noun 1. the stationary part of a […]