Electrostatics



[ih-lek-truh-stat-iks] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈstæt ɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.
/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈstætɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field

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