ki·ne·mat·ics | \ˌki-nə-ˈma-tiks also ˌkī- \

Definition of kinematics 

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

Other Words from kinematics

kinematic \ˌki-nə-ˈma-tik also ˌkī- \ or kinematical \ˌki-nə-ˈma-ti-kəl also ˌkī- \ adjective
kinematically \ˌki-nə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē also ˌkī- \ adverb

First Known Use of kinematics

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kinematics

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

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The first known use of kinematics was in 1840

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ki·ne·mat·ics | \ˌkin-ə-ˈmat-iks, ˌkī-nə- \
variants: also cinematics \ˌsin-ə- \

Medical Definition of kinematics 

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

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

Other Words from kinematics

kinematic \-ik \ or kinematical \-i-kəl \ adjective
kinematically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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