stat·​ics | \ ˈsta-tiks How to pronounce statics (audio) \

Definition of statics

: mechanics dealing with the relations of forces that produce equilibrium among material bodies

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Recent Examples on the Web For Box to have these statics and this awareness on its radar says a lot about how Box values security. Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of statics

circa 1643, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of statics was circa 1643

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“Statics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statics. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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statics

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English Language Learners Definition of statics

: the science that studies the relationship between forces that keep objects in balance

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