electrodynamic

[ ih-lek-troh-dahy-nam-ik ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ daɪˈnæm ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to the force of electricity in motion.
pertaining to electrodynamics.

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Origin of electrodynamic

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

electrodynamic
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪk) /

adjective

operated by an electromotive force between current-carrying coilsan electrodynamic wattmeter
of or relating to electrodynamics
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Scientific definitions for electrodynamic

electrodynamic
[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-dī-nămĭk ]

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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