Definition of -ics 

1 : study : knowledge : skill : practice linguistics electronics

2 : characteristic actions or activities acrobatics

3 : characteristic qualities, operations, or phenomena mechanics

History and Etymology for -ics

-ic entry 1 + -s entry 1; translation of Greek -ika, from neuter plural of -ikos -ic

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1 : study : knowledge : skill : practice electronics

2 : characteristic actions or qualities acrobatics

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