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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Definitions for kinetic

  1. of or having to do with motion; caused by motion

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Citations for kinetic
The piece is one of nearly 25 works showcased in the garden's spring exhibit, "Sculpture in Motion," featuring kinetic art nestled among the growing landscape. Katie Leslie, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A braking system that sends electronic signals to brakes on each wheel and uses their own kinetic energy to help bring them to a stop. Roger Cheng, The Wall Street Journal
Origin of kinetic
1850-1855
by 1864, from Greek kinetikos "moving, putting in motion," from kinetos "moved," verbal adjective of kinein "to move."
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