- 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.
- of or caused by motion
- energetic or dynamic
Origin of kineticClassical Greek kinētikos ; from kinētos, movable ; from kinein, to move: see cite
- Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
- Relating to or exhibiting kinesis.
Origin of kineticGreek kīnētikos, from kīnētos, moving, from kīnein, to move; see kei&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more kinetic, superlative most kinetic)
From Ancient Greek κινητικός (kinētikos, “one who puts in motion”), from κινέω (kineō, “I move, put in motion”)