electrostatics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
elec·​tro·​stat·​ics | \ i-ˌlek-trə-ˈsta-tiks How to pronounce electrostatics (audio) \

Definition of electrostatics

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

First Known Use of electrostatics

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Electrostatics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrostatics. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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electrostatics

noun plural but singular in construction
elec·​tro·​stat·​ics | \ i-ˌlek-trə-ˈstat-iks How to pronounce electrostatics (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrostatics

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

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