dy·​nam·​ics | \ dī-ˈna-miks \

Definition of dynamics

1 physics : a branch of mechanics (see mechanics sense 1) that deals with forces and their relation primarily to the motion but sometimes also to the equilibrium (see equilibrium sense 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)

First Known Use of dynamics

circa 1789, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dynamics

see dynamic entry 1

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The first known use of dynamics was circa 1789

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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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