kinematics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction ki·ne·mat·ics \ˌki-nə-ˈma-tiks also ˌkī-\

Definition of kinematics

  1. :  a branch of dynamics that deals with aspects of motion apart from considerations of mass and force

kinematic

play \ˌki-nə-ˈma-tik also ˌkī-\ or

kinematical

play \ˌki-nə-ˈma-ti-kəl also ˌkī-\ adjective

kinematically

play \ˌki-nə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē also ˌkī-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of kinematics

French cinématique, from Greek kinēmat-, kinēma motion, from kinein to move


First Known Use: 1840


Medical Dictionary

kinematics

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noun plural but singular in construction ki·ne·mat·ics \ˌkin-ə-ˈmat-iks, ˌkī-nə-\
variants: also

cinematics

\ˌsin-ə-\play

Medical Definition of kinematics

  1. 1:  a branch of physics that deals with aspects of motion apart from considerations of mass and force

  2. 2:  the properties and phenomena of an object or system in motion of interest to kinematics the kinematics of the human ankle joint

kinematic

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kinematical

\-i-kəl\play adjective

kinematically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play play adverb

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