Leiden jar


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Noun1.Leiden jar - an electrostatic capacitor of historical interestLeiden jar - an electrostatic capacitor of historical interest
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
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It became known as the Leiden Jar, after the university where van Musschenbroek worked.