AskDefine | Define kinetics

Dictionary Definition

kinetics n : the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies [syn: dynamics]

User Contributed Dictionary



From κινητικός.


  1. Dynamics; the branch of mechanics concerned with bodies in motion, and the forces acting on them.
  2. The branch of chemistry that is concerned with the rates of chemical reactions.



Extensive Definition

Kinetics, derived from the Greek word κίνησις (kinesis) meaning movement or the act of moving, may refer to:




  • Kinetics, a technology company.
  • Kinetics, a bicycle company.
kinetics in Danish: Kinetik
kinetics in German: Kinetik
kinetics in Persian: سینتیک
kinetics in French: Cinétique
kinetics in Hebrew: קינטיקה
kinetics in Dutch: Kinetiek
kinetics in Japanese: キネティクス
kinetics in Russian: Кинетика
kinetics in Swedish: Kinetik
kinetics in Spanish: Cinética

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