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hydrodynamic

[hahy-droh-dahy-nam-ik, -di-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to forces in or motions of liquids.
  2. of or relating to hydrodynamics.
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Origin of hydrodynamic

First recorded in 1770–80; hydro-1 + dynamic
Related formshy·dro·dy·nam·i·cal·ly, adverb
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hydrodynamic

hydrodynamical

adjective
  1. of or concerned with the mechanical properties of fluids
  2. of or concerned with hydrodynamics
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Derived Formshydrodynamically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for hydrodynamic

adj.

1828, from hydro- + dynamic (adj.). Related: Hydrodynamics (1779).

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