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hydrodynamics

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noun plural but singular in construction hy·dro·dy·nam·ics \-miks\

Definition of hydrodynamics

  1. :  a branch of physics that deals with the motion of fluids and the forces acting on solid bodies immersed in fluids and in motion relative to them — compare hydrostatics

hydrodynamicist play \-ˈna-mə-sist\ noun


1779

First Known Use of hydrodynamics

1779


Medical Dictionary

hydrodynamics

play
noun plural but singular in construction hy·dro·dy·nam·ics \-iks\

Medical Definition of hydrodynamics

  1. :  a branch of physics that deals with the motion of fluids and the forces acting on solid bodies immersed in fluids and in motion relative to them—compare hydrostatics




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