Electrostatic-generator meaning

Any of various devices, including the electrophorus, the Wimshurst machine, and especially the Van de Graaff generator, that generate high voltages by accumulating large quantities of electric charge.
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A generator which produces high-voltage electricity by electrostatic induction: sometimes used to accelerate charged particles for nuclear reactions.
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Any of various devices, including the electrophorus, the Wimshurst machine, and especially the Van de Graaff generator, that generate or store high voltages by accumulating static electric charge.
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