What does kinetics mean?

Definitions for kineticskɪˈnɛt ɪks, kaɪ-

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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. kinetics(Noun)

    The branch of mechanics concerned purely with the motion of bodies. This is in contrast to dynamics, which also considers the reasons for motion, e.g. the forces acting on such bodies.

  2. kinetics(Noun)

    The branch of chemistry that is concerned with the rates of chemical reactions.

  3. Origin: From κινητικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kinetics(noun)

    see Dynamics

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kinetics

    ki-net′iks, n. the science which treats of the action of force in producing or changing motion.—adjs. Kinet′ic, -al.—ns. Kinet′ograph, a device by which a series of photographs of a moving object can be thrown on a screen so as to imitate the motion of the original; Kinet′oscope, an instrument for illustrating the production of kinematic curves by the combination of circular movements of different radii. [Gr. kinētikoskinein, to move.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kinetics

    the science of the action of forces causing motion; both this law and the two preceding are derived from a Greek word signifying "to move."

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Kinetics

    The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinetics in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinetics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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