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kinematics

kin·e·mat·ics

kinematics

 
pronunciation:
kI n mae tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the science of pure motion that excludes considerations of mass and force.
derivations: kinematic (adj.), kinematical (adj.), kinematically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word kinematics contains the following parts:
cine, kine, kinet, kinemat Greek root that means motion
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology