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magnetostatics

[ mag-nee-toh-stat-iks ]
/ mægˌni toʊˈstæt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of magnetics that deals with magnetic fields that do not vary with time (magnetostatic fields).

Nearby words

magnetoplasmadynamics, magnetoresistance, magnetorheology, magnetosheath, magnetosphere, magnetostatics, magnetostriction, magnetotail, magnetotaxis, magnetothermoelectricity, magnetron

Origin of magnetostatics

First recorded in 1895–1900; magneto- + statics
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British Dictionary definitions for magnetostatics

magnetostatics

/ (mæɡˌniːtəʊˈstætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) physics the study of steady-state magnetic fields
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