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hydrokinetic

[hahy-droh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-]
adjective
  1. pertaining to the motion of liquids.
  2. of or relating to hydrokinetics.
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Also hy·dro·ki·net·i·cal.

Origin of hydrokinetic

First recorded in 1870–75; hydro-1 + kinetic
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Examples from the Web for hydrokinetic

Historical Examples

  • To every proposition in electrostatics there is thus a corresponding one in the hydrokinetic theory of incompressible liquids.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3

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British Dictionary definitions for hydrokinetic

hydrokinetic

hydrokinetical

adjective
  1. of or concerned with fluids that are in motion
  2. of or concerned with hydrokinetics
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hydrokinetic in Medicine

hydrokinetic

(hī′drō-kə-nĕtĭk, -kī-)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the kinetic energy and motion of fluids.
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