kinetics kinetics  /kə ˈnɛ tɪks/


  • (n) the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies


  1. The German, Franz Josef Jung, was archetypically skittish when it came to any mention of kinetics in Afghanistan, except to criticize the scourge of civilian casualties.
  2. A more sensible, centrist approach to international affairs won't have the bang or melodrama of military kinetics.
  3. But that reckons without Dizdar's gift for kinetics.



  • "This copper-free click reaction of azides and DIFO combines the biocompatibility of the Staudinger ligation with the fast reaction kinetics of click chemistry," Bertozzi says.
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Carolyn Bertozzi Source: Science Daily (press release)

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