Hydrokinetic
Hydrokinetic Hy`dro*ki*net"ic, a. [Hydro-, 1 + kinetic.] Of or pertaining to the motions of fluids, or the forces which produce or affect such motions; -- opposed to {hydrostatic}. --Sir W. Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrokinetic — [hī΄drō ki net′ik] adj. of the motions of fluids or the forces producing or influencing such motions hydrokinetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • hydrokinetic — adjective Date: 1876 of or relating to the motions of fluids or the forces which produce or affect such motions compare hydrostatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrokinetic — /huy droh ki net ik, kuy /, adj. 1. pertaining to the motion of liquids. 2. of or pertaining to hydrokinetics. Also, hydrokinetical. [1870 75; HYDRO 1 + KINETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrokinetic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to hydrokinetics b) Of or pertaining to the kinetic energy of moving fluids …   Wiktionary

  • hydrokinetic — Pertaining to the motion of fluids and the forces giving rise to such motion. * * * hy·dro·ki·net·ic .hī drō kə net ik, Brit also (.)kī adj of or relating to the motions of fluids or the forces which produce or affect such motions compare… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrokinetic — adj. pertaining to hydrokinetics (study of the movement of fluids) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrokinetic — hy·dro·kinetic …   English syllables

  • hydrokinetic — hy•dro•ki•net•ic [[t]ˌhaɪ droʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, kaɪ [/t]] adj. 1) hyd of or pertaining to the motion of liquids 2) hyd of or pertaining to hydrokinetics • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • hydrokinetic — /ˌhaɪdroʊkəˈnɛtɪk/ (say .huydrohkuh netik), / kaɪ / (say kuy ) adjective 1. relating to the motion of fluids. 2. relating to hydrokinetics. Also, hydrokinetical …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrokinetic — adjective relating to fluids in motion or the forces that produce or affect such motion • Ant: ↑hydrostatic • Pertains to noun: ↑hydrokinetics • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrokinetics …   Useful english dictionary

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