- The definition of kinetic is something relating to or caused by motion.
An example of kinetic action is feet and the pedals of a bicycle working togther to move forward.
Pedaling a bicycle is an example of kinetic action.
kinetic definition by Webster's New World
- of or caused by motion
- energetic or dynamic
Origin: Classical Greek kinētikos ; from kinētos, movable ; from kinein, to move: see cite
kinetic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
- Relating to or exhibiting kinesis.
Origin: Greek kīnētikos, from kīnētos, moving, from kīnein, to move; see kei-2 in Indo-European roots.
- ki·netˈi·cal·ly adverb
kinetic - Medical Definition