kinetics
kinetics ki*net"ics (k[i^]*n[e^]t"[i^]ks or k[-i]*n[e^]t"[i^]ks), n. (Physics) See {Dynamics}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kinetics — Kinetics, derived from the Greek word κίνησις (kinesis) meaning movement or the act of moving, may refer to: NOTOC cience* Chemical kinetics, the study of chemical reaction rates. * In physics, kinetics is one of the branches of dynamics,… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinetics — (with an s at the end) refers to the rate of change in a biochemical (or other) reaction, the study of reaction rates. Kinetics is a noun. It is distinct from kinetic (an adjective) meaning with movement. The opposite of kinetic is akinetic… …   Medical dictionary

  • kinetics — (n.) 1864, from KINETIC (Cf. kinetic); see ICS (Cf. ics) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kinetics — ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) 1) the branch of chemistry concerned with the rates of chemical reactions. 2) Physics another term for DYNAMICS(Cf. ↑dynamics) (in sense 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • kinetics — [ki net′iks] n. [< KINETIC] DYNAMICS (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • kinetics — /ki net iks, kuy /, n. (used with a sing. v.) Physics. the branch of mechanics that deals with the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses. [1860 65; see KINETIC, ICS] * * * ▪ dynamics       branch of classical mechanics… …   Universalium

  • kinetics — kinetika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. kinetics vok. Kinetik, f rus. кинетика, f pranc. cinétique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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  • kinetics — Dynamic processes involving motion. Often used as a suffix to indicate studies involving movement or rates of reactions. See: pharmacokinetics, enzyme kinetics …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • kinetics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1859 1. a. a branch of science that deals with the effects of forces upon the motions of material bodies or with changes in a physical or chemical system b. the rate of change in such …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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