What does kinetic mean?

Definitions for kinetickɪˈnɛt ɪk, kaɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kinetic(adj)

    relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith

    "kinetic energy"

  2. kinetic(adj)

    characterized by motion

    "modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"

  3. energizing, energising, kinetic(adj)

    supplying motive force

    "the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center"- H.O.Taylor

Wiktionary

  1. kinetic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to motion

  2. kinetic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to kinesis

  3. Origin: From κινητικός, from κινέω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kinetic

    moving or causing motion; motory; active, as opposed to latent

  2. Origin: [Gr. kinhtiko`s, from kinei^n to move.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jasper Kim:

    What China does not want is a dramatic implosion of North Korea, or a kinetic weapons war on its doorstep.

  2. Michael Firenze:

    It looks worse than it was, quantum does kinetic energy storage – the way it is installed is very, very safe.

  3. State John Kerry:

    There are various ways in which countries can contribute. They don't necessarily have to be troops (engaged in) kinetic action.

  4. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology:

    The health sector continuously get’s pummeled by malicious actors and hackers because their cyber-kinetic security is being managed by “Participation Trophy” winning wimps!

  5. William A. Smith:

    Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.

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