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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dynamic  \Dy*nam"ic\,  Dynamical  \Dy*nam"ic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ? 
  powerful,  fr  ?  power,  fr  ?  to  be  able;  cf  L.  durus  hard, 
  E.  dure:  cf  F.  dynamique.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  dynamics;  belonging  to  energy  or 
  power;  characterized  by  energy  or  production  of  force. 
 
  Science,  as  well  as  history,  has  its  past  to  show 
  --  a  past  indeed,  much  larger;  but  its  immensity  is 
  dynamic,  not  divine.  --J. 
  Martineau 
 
  The  vowel  is  produced  by  phonetic,  not  by  dynamic, 
  causes.  --J.  Peile. 
 
  2.  Relating  to  physical  forces,  effects,  or  laws;  as 
  dynamical  geology. 
 
  As  natural  science  has  become  more  dynamic,  so  has 
  history.  --Prof.  Shedd. 
 
  {Dynamical  electricity}.  See  under  {Electricity}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dynamic 
  adj  1:  characterized  by  action  or  forcefulness  or  force  of 
  personality;  "a  dynamic  market";  "a  dynamic  speaker"; 
  "the  dynamic  president  of  the  firm"  [syn:  {dynamical}] 
  [ant:  {undynamic}] 
  2:  (physics)  of  or  relating  to  dynamics 
  3:  (grammar)  expressing  action  rather  than  a  state  of  being 
  used  of  verbs  (e.g.  `to  run')  and  participial  adjectives 
  (e.g.  `running'  in  `running  water')  [syn:  {active}]  [ant: 
  {stative}] 
  n  :  an  efficient  incentive;  "they  hoped  it  would  act  as  a 
  spiritual  dynamic  on  all  churches"  [syn:  {moral  force}] 




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