Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "electrodynamics" [electrodynamics]

  • The study of moving electric charges and their interaction with magnetic and electric fields. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "electrodynamics" in a sentence
  • "Each time I would discover something, however, I would go back and I would check it so many ways, compare it to every problem that had been done previously in electrodynamics (and later, in weak coupling meson theory) to see if it would always agree, and so on, until I was absolutely convinced of the truth of the various rules and regulations which I concocted to simplify all the work."
  • "Only someone who has sacrificed himself by teaching himself quantum electrodynamics from a peculiar and unusual point of view; one that he may have to invent for himself."
  • "Quantum electrodynamics is indeed one of the most accurate of all the theories of physics."