Meaning of kinematics
Pronunciation: (kin"u-mat'iks, kī"nu-), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.) Physics.
- the branch of mechanics that deals with pure motion, without reference to the masses or forces involved in it.
- Also calledthe theory of mechanical contrivance for converting one kind of motion into another.
- kinematics (Thesaurus)