hydrodynamics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
hy·​dro·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ ˌhī-drō-dī-ˈna-miks How to pronounce hydrodynamics (audio) \

Definition of hydrodynamics

: 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

Other Words from hydrodynamics

hydrodynamicist \ ˌhī-​drō-​dī-​ˈna-​mə-​sist How to pronounce hydrodynamicist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hydrodynamics

1779, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrodynamics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrodynamics. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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hydrodynamics

noun plural but singular in construction
hy·​dro·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ -iks How to pronounce hydrodynamics (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrodynamics

: 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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