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Origin of electrodynamic

First recorded in 1820–30; electro- + dynamic
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British Dictionary definitions for electrodynamic


  1. operated by an electromotive force between current-carrying coilsan electrodynamic wattmeter
  2. of or relating to electrodynamics
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electrodynamic in Science


  1. Related to or employing the effects of changing electric and magnetic fields, along with the forces and motions those fields induce on objects with electric charge. Compare electrostatic.
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