dyna-


a combining form meaning “power,” used in the formation of compound words: dynamotor.

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Also dynam-, dynamo-.

Origin of dyna-

combining form of Greek dýnamis power, dýnasthai to be able

Definition for dynam- (2 of 2)

dynamo-

variant of dyna-: dynamometer.
Also dynam-.
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British Dictionary definitions for dynam-

dynamo-

sometimes before a vowel dynam-


combining form

indicating powerdynamoelectric; dynamite

Word Origin for dynamo-

from Greek, from dunamis power
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Medical definitions for dynam-

dynamo-

pref.

Force; energy:dynamogenesis.
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