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kin·e·mat·ics

 (kĭn′ə-măt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of mechanics that studies the motion of a body or a system of bodies without consideration given to its mass or the forces acting on it.

[From Greek kīnēma, kīnēmat-, motion, from kīnein, to move; see keiə- in Indo-European roots.]

kin′e·mat′ic, kin′e·mat′i·cal adj.
kin′e·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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kinematics

(ˌkɪnɪˈmætɪks; ˌkaɪ-)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the study of the motion of bodies without reference to mass or force. Compare dynamics1
[C19: from Greek kinēma movement; see cinema, -ics]
ˌkineˈmatic adj
ˌkineˈmatically adv
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kin•e•mat•ics

(ˌkɪn əˈmæt ɪks, ˌkaɪ nə-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of mechanics that deals with pure motion, without reference to the masses or forces involved in it.
[1830–40; < Greek kīnēmat-, s. of kinēma movement]
kin`e•mat′ic, kin`e•mat′i•cal, adj.
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kin·e·mat·ics

(kĭn′ə-măt′ĭks)
The branch of physics that deals with the characteristics of motion without regard for the effects of forces or mass. Compare dynamics.
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kinematics

the branch of mechanics that deals with motion without reference to force or mass. — kinematic, kinematical, adj.
See also: Physics
the study of the motion of bodies considered independently of external forces. Also called phoronomy. — kinematic, adj.
See also: Motion
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Noun1.kinematics - the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
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Translations
kinematiikka
kinematika
kinematica
kinematika
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