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 Dictionary entry overview: What does kinetic mean? 

KINETIC (adjective)
  The adjective KINETIC has 3 senses:

1. relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith
2. characterized by motion
3. supplying motive force

  Familiarity information: KINETIC used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

KINETIC (adjective)

Sense 1kinetic [BACK TO TOP]


Relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

kinetic energy


kinetics (the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies)

Sense 2kinetic [BACK TO TOP]


Characterized by motion

Context example:

modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime


moving (in motion)

Sense 3kinetic [BACK TO TOP]


Supplying motive force


energising; energizing; kinetic

Context example:

the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center


dynamic; dynamical (characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality)

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