kinetic kinetic  /kə ˈnɛ tɪk/


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


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  • Her kinetic pesonality made her the most popular fresher in the campus.



  1. "I just love watching her," says Baumbach. "She will often not do the same thing from take to take. It was very kinetic and very intuitive. She would really feel her way into a scene. You could see it. She's not afraid to try things and get...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Noah Baumbach Source:

  2. "Where possible, kinetic operations should be subordinate to measures to promote better governance, economic programs to spur development and efforts to address the grievances among the discontented from which the terrorists recruit," said...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: RTT News

  3. However, "whatever created that puncture was carrying fairly low kinetic energy at a low momentum," said Churchill. "That's consistent with a spear-thrower delivered spear."
    on Jul 20, 2009 By: Winston Churchill Source: Science Daily (press release)

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