Definition of electrodynamics in English:

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electrodynamics

Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˌdīˈnamiks/

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
The branch of mechanics concerned with the interaction of electric currents with magnetic fields or with other electric currents.
Example sentences
  • And it is strictly defined by continuity equation in both classical electrodynamics, and relativistic electrodynamics.
  • His contribution is unifying important parts of classical mechanics and Maxwell's electrodynamics.
  • In the early 20th century, it was realized that the stability of atomic matter could not be explained using the Maxwell equations of classical electrodynamics.

Derivatives

electrodynamic

adjective
Example sentences
  • ‘In my opinion,’ he says, ‘there are lots of opportunities to engineer these quantum electrodynamic forces.’
  • He worked constantly towards the goal of developing a theory of hydrodynamic phenomena which included Maxwell's electrodynamic theory.
  • The method and apparatus includes at least one resonator placed in proximity to an electrodynamic profile and exciting within said resonator an alternating electromagnetic field.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·dy·nam·ics

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