hydrodynamic

[ hahy-droh-dahy-nam-ik, -di- ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ daɪˈnæm ɪk, -dɪ- /
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adjective

pertaining to forces in or motions of liquids.
of or relating to hydrodynamics.

Origin of hydrodynamic

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

hydrodynamic

hydrodynamical

/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪk, -dɪ-) /

adjective

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

hydrodynamic


adj.

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

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