electrodynamics

[ ih-lek-troh-dahy-nam-iks ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of physics that deals with the interactions of electric, magnetic, and mechanical phenomena.

Nearby words

  1. electrodesiccation,
  2. electrodiagnosis,
  3. electrodialysis,
  4. electrodissolution,
  5. electrodynamic,
  6. electrodynamometer,
  7. electroencephalogram,
  8. electroencephalograph,
  9. electroencephalographic dysrhythmia,
  10. electroencephalography

Origin of electrodynamics

First recorded in 1820–30; electro- + dynamics

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British Dictionary definitions for electrodynamics

electrodynamics

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the interactions between electrical and mechanical forces
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Science definitions for electrodynamics

electrodynamics

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-dī-nămĭks ]

The scientific study of electric charge and electric and magnetic fields, along with the forces and motions those fields induce. See also electromagnetism.
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