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  • n. The branch of physics that deals with heat and electricity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That branch of physics which treats of heat and electricity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That branch of natural philosophy which investigates the laws and describes the phenomena of heat and electricity.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek, meaning thunder and lightning.

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