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electrostatics

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noun plural but singular in construction elec·tro·stat·ics \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈsta-tiks\

Definition of electrostatics

  1. :  physics that deals with phenomena due to attractions or repulsions of electric charges but not dependent upon their motion



1827

First Known Use of electrostatics

1827


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electrostatics

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noun plural but singular in construction elec·tro·stat·ics \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈstat-iks\

Medical Definition of electrostatics

  1. :  physics that deals with phenomena due to attractions or repulsions of electric charges but not dependent upon their motion




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