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ki·net·ic

 (kə-nĕt′ĭk, kī-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
2. Relating to or exhibiting kinesis.

[Greek kīnētikos, from kīnētos, moving, from kīnein, to move; see keiə- in Indo-European roots.]

ki·net′i·cal·ly adv.

kinetic

(kɪˈnɛtɪk; kaɪ-)
adj
relating to, characterized by, or caused by motion
[C19: from Greek kinētikos, from kinein to move]
kiˈnetically adv

ki•net•ic

(kɪˈnɛt ɪk, kaɪ-)

adj.
1. pertaining to or caused by motion.
2. characterized by movement.
[1850–55; < Greek kīnētikós=kīnēt(os) moving, v. adj. of kīneîn to move + -ikos -ic]
ki•net′i•cal•ly, adv.

-kinetic

a combining form found on adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -kinesia or -kinesis: telekinetic.
[< Greek kīnēt(ós)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.kinetic - relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith; "kinetic energy"
2.kinetic - characterized by motion; "modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
3.kinetic - supplying motive force; "the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center"- H.O.Taylor
dynamic, dynamical - characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality; "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"

kinetic

adjective
Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy:
Informal: peppy.
Translations
حَرَكي
kinetisk
kineettinen
mozgás i
hreyfi-
kinetinis
kinētisks
kinetický
devimselkinetik

kinetic

[kɪˈnetɪk]
A. ADJcinético
B. CPD kinetic energy Nenergía f cinética

kinetic

[kaɪˈnɛtɪk kɪˈnɛtɪk] adjcinétiquekinetic energy nénergie f cinétique

kinetic

adjkinetisch

kinetic

[kɪˈnɛtɪk] adjcinetico/a

kinetic

(kiˈnetik) adjective
of motion.

ki·net·ic

n. cinético-a, rel. al movimiento.

kinetic

adj cinético
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