Definition of electrostatics in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈstadiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular] Physics
The study of stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents.
Example sentences
  • Consideration of this effect is very important in electrostatics, when the electric field is changing on the same scales.
  • Each energetic effect can be modeled mathematically, using fundamental knowledge of electrostatics and physical chemistry.
  • One of the big discoveries of early classical physics was the similarity between the forces of gravity and electrostatics.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·stat·ics

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