statics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction stat·ics \ ˈsta-tiks \

Definition of statics

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

First Known Use of statics

circa 1643

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Definition of statics for English Language Learners

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



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