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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dy•nam•icsdaɪˈnæm ɪks(n.)

  1. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion and equilibrium of systems under the action of forces, usu. from outside the system.

    Category: Mechanics, Physics

  2. (used with a pl. v.) the motivating or driving forces in any field or system.

  3. (used with a pl. v.) the pattern or history of growth, change, and development in any field.

  4. (used with a pl. v.) variation and gradation in the volume of musical sound.

    Category: Music and Dance

  5. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) psychodynamics.

    Category: Psychology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dynamics, kinetics(noun)

    the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies


  1. dynamics(Noun)

    The branch of mechanics that is concerned with the effects of forces on the motion of objects.

  2. dynamics(Noun)

    The volume of the sound, such as piano, mezzo piano, mezzo forte, and forte.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dynamics(noun)

    that branch of mechanics which treats of the motion of bodies (kinematics) and the action of forces in producing or changing their motion (kinetics). Dynamics is held by some recent writers to include statics and not kinematics

  2. Dynamics(noun)

    the moving moral, as well as physical, forces of any kind, or the laws which relate to them

  3. Dynamics(noun)

    that department of musical science which relates to, or treats of, the power of tones


  1. Dynamics

    In music, dynamics normally refers to the volume of a sound or note, but can also refer to every aspect of the execution of a given piece, either stylistic or functional. The term is also applied to the written or printed musical notation used to indicate dynamics. Dynamics are relative and do not refer to specific volume levels.


  1. Dynamics

    Dynamics produces next-generation interactive payment cards that utilize programmable magnetic stripes to communicate dynamic information to the 60 million 1970’s era magnetic stripe readers that are used in their day to day payment card transactions.

Translations for Dynamics

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

dynamics(noun singular)

the science that deals with movement and force.

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