Dynamical electricity
Dynamic Dy*nam"ic, Dynamical Dy*nam"ic*al, a. [Gr. ? powerful, fr. ? power, fr. ? to be able; cf. L. durus hard, E. dure: cf. F. dynamique.] 1. Of or pertaining to dynamics; belonging to energy or power; characterized by energy or production of force. [1913 Webster]

Science, as well as history, has its past to show, -- a past indeed, much larger; but its immensity is dynamic, not divine. --J. Martineau. [1913 Webster]

The vowel is produced by phonetic, not by dynamic, causes. --J. Peile. [1913 Webster]

2. Relating to physical forces, effects, or laws; as, dynamical geology. [1913 Webster]

As natural science has become more dynamic, so has history. --Prof. Shedd. [1913 Webster]

{Dynamical electricity}. See under {Electricity}. [1913 Webster]

Note: WordNet lists a number of narrower terms for dynamic and


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  • Dynamical electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Electricity — E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter is composed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dynamical — Dynamic Dy*nam ic, Dynamical Dy*nam ic*al, a. [Gr. ? powerful, fr. ? power, fr. ? to be able; cf. L. durus hard, E. dure: cf. F. dynamique.] 1. Of or pertaining to dynamics; belonging to energy or power; characterized by energy or production of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • electricity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) An entity of nature with positive and negative parts Nouns 1. electricity, electric[al] power; electromagnetism, electromotion; electrical engineering, electronics, magnetics; electrolysis. 2. electric… …   English dictionary for students

  • Atmospheric electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frictional electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnetic electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Negative electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Organic electricity — Electricity E lec*tric i*ty ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Electricities} ([=e] l[e^]k*tr[i^]s [i^]*t[i^]z). [Cf. F. [ e]lectricit[ e]. See {Electric}.] 1. (Physics) a property of certain of the fundamental particles of which matter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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