pertaining to motion.
caused by motion.
characterized by movement: Running and dancing are kinetic activities.
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- ki·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·ki·net·ic, adjective
How to use kinetic in a sentence
Another member of the Legislature, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, is the author of a measure to ban the use of police kinetic projectiles and chemical agents to disperse protests.‘He’s Unhinged’: Why Dems Mobilized So Quickly to Endorse a Candidate for Sheriff | Sara Libby | August 6, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Another bill by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez sought to ban the use of police kinetic projectiles and chemical agents to disperse protests.What’s Changed – and What Hasn’t – for Policing in San Diego | Sara Libby and Jesse Marx | July 22, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
The bill largely bans the use of police kinetic projectiles and chemical agents to disperse protests.Sacramento Report: Where 3 Police Reform Measures Stand | Sara Libby | July 16, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Now the Pacers have the 6-foot-5 Brogdon back from injury to join with 6-foot-11 Domantas Sabonis, an artist who plays in waltz time, although losing the kinetic LeVert deprives them of their trio of 20-point scorers.After disappearing in Boston, the Wizards need to rekindle their magic against Indiana | Thomas M. Boswell | May 19, 2021 | Washington Post
At the latter, all eyes are on the colorful, elaborate, wildly kinetic constructions darting through the sky.DNA’s Histone Spools Hint at How Complex Cells Evolved | Viviane Callier | May 10, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
What looks like filthy chaos at the moment is actually the kinetic energy that gives birth to modern metropolises.
And she's walking, head bobbing, with an odd kinetic purpose, behind other people's camera shots.
There was a kinetic energy, a vibrancy that leapt off the screen that did, indeed, dazzle.
An opening that features something kinetic seems to work pretty often.
In the early 2000s, Dutschke joined a Tupelo studio called kinetic Kick owned by Noel McMichael.
The laws of gases, it is known, are in accord with the two simple assumptions of the kinetic theory.
This represents, therefore, the pressure of such a gas, as calculated on the basis of the assumptions of the kinetic theory.
It is therefore natural to look for the cause of osmotic pressure in kinetic phenomena and not in attractions.
When a pendulum is vibrating, there is a continual transformation of potential into kinetic energy, and vice versa.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various
This energy, potential or latent in the coal, becomes kinetic and evident in the heat of the boiler and the work of the engine.
British Dictionary definitions for kinetic
relating to, characterized by, or caused by motion
- kinetically, adverb
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