- the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.
Origin of electrostatics
Examples from the Web for electrostatics
Historical Examples of electrostatics
In nearly all the experiments of electrostatics etherial elasticity is manifest.The Ether of Space
In nearly all the experiments of electrostatics, ethereal elasticity is manifest.
We have next to notice three important facts in electrostatics and some consequences flowing therefrom.
To every proposition in electrostatics there is thus a corresponding one in the hydrokinetic theory of incompressible liquids.
- (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field