elec·​tro·​ki·​net·​ic | \ i-ˌlek-trō-kə-ˈne-tik How to pronounce electrokinetic (audio) , -kī- \

Definition of electrokinetic

: of or relating to the motion of particles or liquids that results from or produces a difference of electric potential

Examples of electrokinetic in a Sentence

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First Known Use of electrokinetic

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Electrokinetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrokinetic. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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