Definition of kinetic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɪˈnetɪk//
, also BrE//kaɪˈnetɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//kɪˈnetɪk//
[usually before noun] (specialist) Energy and physical forces
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of or produced by movement kinetic energy See related entries: Energy and physical forces Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Greek kinētikos, from kinein ‘to move’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kinetic

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