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dynamics

dy·nam·ics

dynamics

 
pronunciation:
daI nae mihks
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: dynamics
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) a branch of physics that studies how motion and the action of forces affecting motion interrelate.
definition 2: (used with a pl. verb) the driving forces at work in any given system or situation.
The book explores the dynamics of an ever-changing culture.
definition 3: (used with a pl. verb) variation in the intensity or volume of musical sound.
Word Parts
The word dynamics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology