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hy·dro·ki·net·ics

 (hī′drō-kə-nĕt′ĭks, -kī-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that deals with fluids in motion.

hydrokinetics

(ˌhaɪdrəʊkɪˈnɛtɪks; -kaɪ-)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with the mechanical behaviour and properties of fluids in motion, esp of liquids. Also called: hydrodynamics

hydrokinetics

the branch of hydrodynamics dealing with the laws of gases or liquids in motion. — hydrokinetic, adj.
See also: Physics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrokinetics - study of fluids in motionhydrokinetics - study of fluids in motion    
fluid mechanics, hydraulics - study of the mechanics of fluids
magnetohydrodynamics - the study of the interaction of magnetic fields and electrically conducting fluids (as plasma or molten metal)
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