What does kinetic mean?

Definitions for kinetic
kɪˈnɛt ɪk, kaɪ-ki·net·ic

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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

    Etymology: From κινητικός, from κινέω

  2. kinetic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to kinesis

    Etymology: From κινητικός, from κινέω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kinetic

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. kinetic

    Of and relating to energy.

    Kinetic motion is a facet of many systems.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  
  2. kinetic

    Of and relating to the motion of energy.

    Kinetic motion is a facet of many systems.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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How to pronounce kinetic?

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How to say kinetic in sign language?

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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

Examples of kinetic in a Sentence

  1. State John Kerry:

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

  2. Michael Firenze:

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

  3. 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!

  4. Jasper Kim:

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

  5. Stephen Hargarten:

    The bullet enters the body, and the energy, as it dissipates, tissues stretch and lacerate, bones fracture. The bullet and its kinetic energy causes acute injury, we advocate for research funding support so we can seek better ways to prevent these injuries and to improve the treatment of these injuries that impact long-term disabilities.

Images & Illustrations of kinetic

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. descant
    • B. exacerbate
    • C. flub
    • D. lucubrate

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