electrostatics

electrostatics

[ih-lek-truh-stat-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.

Origin:
1820–30; electro- + statics

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electrostatics (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈstætɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field

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