electrokinetics

noun

elec·​tro·​ki·​net·​ics i-ˌlek-trō-kə-ˈne-tiks How to pronounce electrokinetics (audio)
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plural in form but singular in construction
: a branch of physics dealing with the motion of electric currents or charged particles

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electrokinetics was circa 1925

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“Electrokinetics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrokinetics. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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