phoronomics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek a carrying, motion + a law.

Noun[edit]

phoronomics (uncountable)

  1. The science of motion; kinematics.
    • 1869, Julius Ludwig Weisbach, Treatise on the mechanics of engineering and machinery
      Several new paragraphs have been added to the analytical laws of phoronomics and aerostatics, and in hydraulics the pressure of water flowing through tubes occupies two new paragraphs []