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- (physics) The transport of particles or fluid by means of an electric field acting on a fluid which has a net mobile charge.
2008, Nunes da Rocha et al., “Mobilisation of bacteria in a fine-grained residual soil by electrophoresis”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, DOI:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2008.04.022:
- These results demonstrate that electrokinesis can be used for bacteria transport in soils with low hydraulic conductivity, even against the electro-osmotic flow.
- (fantasy, science fiction) The generation of electrical force using the mind alone.