statics

Part of speech: noun

The science of bodies at rest, or of forces in equilibrium.

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Usage examples "statics":

  1. Mr. Justice Holmes, who dissented in the case, declared that it was decided on an economic theory which a large part of the country did not entertain, and protested that the Fourteenth Amendment did not " enact Mr. Herbert Spencer's Social Statics." - "Contemporary American History, 1877-1913", Charles A. Beard.
  2. My first book, Social Statics, shows this in common with my later books. - "Herbert Spencer", J. Arthur Thomson.
  3. He is working with the statics of the problem of money and credit. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..