hydrokinetic

adjective
hy·​dro·​ki·​net·​ic | \ ˌhī-drō-kə-ˈne-tik How to pronounce hydrokinetic (audio) , -(ˌ)kī-\

Definition of hydrokinetic

: of or relating to the motions of fluids or the forces which produce or affect such motions — compare hydrostatic

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Her version of paradise could be enhanced if the hydrokinetic generator cuts the community‘s diesel bill — $145,000 last year — in half as advertised. Los Angeles Times, "Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power," 17 Aug. 2019 From wind turbine efficiencies to biofuels and even marine and hydrokinetic research, NREL has been on the cutting edge, helping private industry break new ground. The Denver Post Editorial Board, The Denver Post, "Renewable energy cuts affirm administration’s motives," 6 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of hydrokinetic

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hydrokinetic was in 1876

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hydrokinetic

adjective
hy·​dro·​ki·​net·​ic | \ ˌhī-drō-kə-ˈnet-ik, British also -(ˌ)kī-\

Medical Definition of hydrokinetic

: of or relating to the motions of fluids or the forces which produce or affect such motions — compare hydrostatic

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