hydrokinetics

[ hahy-droh-ki-net-iks, -kahy- ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪks, -kaɪ- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of hydrodynamics that deals with the laws governing liquids or gases in motion.

Nearby words

  1. hydrograph,
  2. hydrographic,
  3. hydrography,
  4. hydroid,
  5. hydrokinetic,
  6. hydrolant,
  7. hydrolase,
  8. hydrologic,
  9. hydrologic cycle,
  10. hydrology

Origin of hydrokinetics

First recorded in 1870–75; see origin at hydrokinetic, -ics

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British Dictionary definitions for hydrokinetics

hydrokinetics

/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊkɪˈnɛtɪks, -kaɪ-) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with the mechanical behaviour and properties of fluids in motion, esp of liquidsAlso called: hydrodynamics
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