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Meaning of KINEMATICS

Pronunciation:  `kinu'matiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass
 

KINEMATICS is a 10 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: mechanics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kin`e*mat"ics\, n. [Gr. (?),(?) motion, fr. ? to
move.] (Physics)
The science which treats of motions considered in themselves,
or apart from their causes; the comparison and relation of
motions.

Note: Kinematics forms properly an introduction to mechanics,
      as involving the mathematical principles which are to
      be applied to its data of forces. --Nichol.

 

 

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