- kinesthetic sense,
- kinetic art,
- kinetic energy,
- kinetic friction,
- kinetic potential,
- kinetic theory
Origin of kinetic
Origin of -kinetic
Examples from the Web for kinetic
What looks like filthy chaos at the moment is actually the kinetic energy that gives birth to modern metropolises.
There was a kinetic energy, a vibrancy that leapt off the screen that did, indeed, dazzle.
Later, in 1996, Perry turned a quick $38,000 profit thanks to a fortuitously timed investment in Kinetic Concepts stock.
It is an impressive film: crisp, beautiful, kinetic, with humor as dark as its lighting.
And yet, think you the partisans of the kinetic theory are adversaries of determinism?
These results again agree well with the values given by the kinetic theory of gases.
With all the enthusiasm and energy of his kinetic personality, he went 37 about laying the foundations for the new society.
The kinetic energy of these is deducted from the general energy of translation, and practically wasted.
As it descends, the potential energy decreases, but the kinetic energy increases.Aether and Gravitation|William George Hooper
Word Origin for kinetic
"relating to motion," 1841, from Greek kinetikos "moving, putting in motion," from kinetos "moved," verbal adjective of kinein "to move" (see cite).
Buster Keaton's subject was kinetic man, a being he approached with the almost metaphysical awe we reserve for a Doppelgänger. This being was, eerily, himself, played by himself, then later in a projection room, watched by himself: an experience never possible to any generation of actors in the previous history of the world. [Hugh Kenner, "The Counterfeiters," 1968]
Related: Kinetical; kinetically.