noun (used with a singular verb) Physics.
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We follow also the traditional practice of dealing first with statics and then with kinetics.
He wrote to her of kinetics and atoms as if she had been a fellow-student.Franklin Kane|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
The most important conception in kinetics is that of “inertia.”
Kinetics, ki-net′iks, n. the science which treats of the action of force in producing or changing motion.
Dynamics, or kinetics, which treats of simple motion as an effect of the action of forces.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston