electrokinetics

[ ih-lek-troh-ki-net-iks, -kahy- ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪks, -kaɪ- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of physics that deals with electricity in motion.

Nearby words

  1. electrohemostasis,
  2. electrohydraulic,
  3. electroimmunodiffusion,
  4. electrojet,
  5. electrokinetic,
  6. electrokymogram,
  7. electrokymograph,
  8. electroless plating,
  9. electrologist,
  10. electroluminescence

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

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk, -kaɪ-) /

adjective

of or relating to the motion of charged particles and its effects

electrokinetics

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊkɪˈnɛtɪks, -kaɪ-) /

noun

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