dynamics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction dy·nam·ics \ dī-ˈna-miks \

Definition of dynamics

1 physics : a branch of mechanics (see mechanics 1) that deals with forces and their relation primarily to the motion but sometimes also to the equilibrium (see equilibrium 2) of bodies
2 : a pattern or process of change, growth, or activity
  • population dynamics
3 : variation and contrast in force or intensity (as in music)

Origin and Etymology of dynamics


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dynamics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction dy·nam·ics \ dī-ˈnam-iks \

medical Definition of dynamics

1 : a branch of mechanics that deals with forces and their relation primarily to the motion but sometimes also to the equilibrium of bodies
3 : the pattern of change or growth of an object or phenomenon
  • personality dynamics
  • population dynamics


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