electrostatics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1827 physics that deals with phenomena due to attractions or repulsions of electric charges but not dependent upon their motion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • electrostatics — electrostatic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents. DERIVATIVES electrostatics plural noun …   English terms dictionary

  • electrostatics — /i lek treuh stat iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion. [1820 30; ELECTRO + STATICS] * * * …   Universalium

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