electret etymology

English word electret comes from English magnet, English electricity

Detailed word origin of electret

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
magnet English (eng) (informal, figuratively, preceded by a noun) A person or thing that attracts what is denoted by the preceding noun.. A piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism.
electricity English (eng) (physics) The study of electrical phenomena; the branch of science dealing with such phenomena. [from 18th c.]. A feeling of excitement; a thrill. [from 18th c.]. Electric power/energy as used in homes etc., supplied by power stations or generators. [from 19th c.]. Originally, a property of amber and certain other nonconducting substances to attract lightweight material when rubbed, or the [...]
electret English (eng) (physics) A solid dielectric having a quasi-permanent charge; usually a metallized film; used in electroacoustic and electromechanical transducers and in air filters.

Words with the same origin as electret

Descendants of electricity
WiTricity electrickery hydricity lecky magnetricity