Etymology
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dynamics (n.)

as a branch of physics that calculates motions in accordance with the laws of force, by 1752, from dynamic (adj.); also see -ics. As "the moving physical or moral force in anything," by 1833.

updated on October 22, 2018

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Definitions of dynamics from WordNet

dynamics (n.)
the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies;
Synonyms: kinetics
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