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Definition of statics

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

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statics. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of statics

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

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