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


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