adjective Also dy·nam·i·cal.
- of or relating to force or power.
- of or relating to force related to motion.
- dynamic braking,
- dynamic character,
- dynamic equilibrium,
- dynamic headroom,
- dynamic ileus
Origin of dynamic
Examples from the Web for dynamic
The church apparently understands this dynamic, at least to a point.
I never got a definitive answer, but I think he was used to having a rhythm section that would not be that dynamic under him.
At this point, probably the only thing that can really flip the dynamic of a particular race is a major gaffe.
I think that dynamic, that gray area really makes that interesting.The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year|Kevin Fallon|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hope our participants see the dynamic ambiance of this unique city.
For let us reiterate and reiterate: you cannot mingle and confuse the various modes of dynamic love.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
It has dynamic relations with the world common to the experience of all the readers.The Meaning of Truth|William James
He is busied with dynamic sequences, but he persistently confines himself to static terms.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays|Thorstein Veblen
To these diversifying conditions may be added many others involving a large part of the field of dynamic geology.The Andes of Southern Peru|Isaiah Bowman
The world-picture presented in this encyclopaedia is that of a dynamic universe, of phenomena in process of ceaseless change.
Word Origin for dynamic
1817 as a term in philosophy; 1827 in the sense "pertaining to force producing motion" (the opposite of static), from French dynamique introduced by German mathematician Gottfried Leibnitz (1646-1716) in 1691 from Greek dynamikos "powerful," from dynamis "power," from dynasthai "to be able, to have power, be strong enough," of unknown origin. The figurative sense of "active, potent, energetic" is from 1856 (in Emerson). Related: Dynamically.
"energetic force; motive force," 1894, from dynamic (adj.).