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n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. See dynamics.
2. The branch of chemistry that is concerned with the rates of change in the concentration of reactants in a chemical reaction.
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n (functioning as singular)
1. (General Physics) another name for dynamics2
2. (Mathematics) the branch of mechanics, including both dynamics and kinematics, concerned with the study of bodies in motion
3. (Mathematics) the branch of dynamics that excludes the study of bodies at rest
4. (Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the rates of chemical reactions
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ki•net•ics(kɪˈnɛt ɪks, kaɪ-)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of mechanics that studies the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses.
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the branch of physics that studies the motion of masses in relation to the forces acting on them.See also: Motion
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|Noun||1.||kinetics - the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies|
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
ballistics - the science of flight dynamics
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kinetics[kɪˈnetiks] NSING → cinética f
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kinetics[kɪˈnɛtɪks] nsg → cinetica
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