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electrostatics

[ ih-lek-truh-stat-iks ]
/ ɪˌlɛk trəˈstæt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.

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Origin of electrostatics

First recorded in 1820–30; electro- + statics
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British Dictionary definitions for electrostatics

electrostatics
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈstætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field
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