Kinetic definition

kə-nĕtĭk, kī-
Energetic or dynamic.
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Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
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Of or caused by motion.
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Relating to or exhibiting kinesis.
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Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
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Relating to or exhibiting kinesis.
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Of or relating to kinesis.
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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.

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Of or relating to motion.
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Origin of kinetic

  • Greek kīnētikos from kīnētos moving from kīnein to move keiə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek κινητικός (kinētikos, “one who puts in motion”), from κινέω (kineō, “I move, put in motion”)

    From Wiktionary