n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of mechanics that studies the motion of a body or a system of bodies without consideration given to its mass or the forces acting on it.
[From Greek kīnēma, kīnēmat-, motion, from kīnein, to move; see keiə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
kin′e·matic, kin′e·mati·cal adj.
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