kinetic

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From Ancient Greek κινητικός (kinētikós, puts in motion), from κινέω (kinéō, I move, put in motion)

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kinetic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to motion
  2. Relating to kinesis or motor function
  3. (military, euphemistic) Involving active warfare, including lethal force[W]
  4. (biology) Relating to the movement of an organism in response to an external stimulus
  5. (philosophy) Relating to the force driving life forward

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