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electrokinetics

[ih-lek-troh-ki-net-iks, -kahy-]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the branch of physics that deals with electricity in motion.
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Origin of electrokinetics

First recorded in 1880–85; electro- + kinetics
Related formse·lec·tro·ki·net·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for electrokinetic

electrokinetic

adjective
  1. of or relating to the motion of charged particles and its effects
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electrokinetics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the motion of charged particles
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