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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The physics of electrostatic phenomena.


(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with static charges and the electrostatic field


(ɪˌlɛk trəˈstæt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of physics dealing with electric phenomena not associated with electricity in motion.
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Noun1.electrostatics - the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"


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