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electrostatics

[ih-lek-truh-stat-iks] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈstæt ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.
Origin of electrostatics
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; electro- + statics
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electrostatics

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈstætɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field
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