Usage examples for kinetic

  1. One such has been named the kinetic system because it comes into play in situations which demand prompt adaptation without hesitancy, and a consequent immediate transformation of static or stored energy into kinetic or active energy. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. The wind added its modicum of kinetic energy, ruffling across the gray- black surface. – The Leech by Phillips Barbee
  3. To the conscientious energy which a sense of duty supplied, was added the tremendous kinetic force of a love turned into other channels. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  4. What did she know beyond the kinetic rhythms of pop culture? – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  5. 7. Give proofs of the change of potential into kinetic energy during muscular contraction. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. He explained the behavior of gases with changing pressure and temperature, establishing the kinetic theory of gases. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  7. The old conceptions do indeed imply that wealth and capital involve both potential and kinetic use- values, and in so far they are right. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  8. Where shall we in these days find our cloistered retreats to think out such ideals as may be applicable in our time and circumstances: the needed kinetic ethics, the needed synthetic philosophy and science, the needed vision and imagery and expression of them all? – Civics: as Applied Sociology by Patrick Geddes
  9. Burbank, of the spineless cactus and new fruits, who has been delving deep into the mysteries, tells us: The facts of plant life demand a kinetic theory of evolution, a slight change from Huxley's statement that, " Matter is a magazine of force," to that of matter being force alone. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  10. As the most vital fact of modern life it is a kinetic force. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  11. Thus internal kinetic energy would maintain a configuration which would become unstable as the energy drained away. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  12. In it the ionisation goes on increasing till it abruptly ceases altogether, with the entire loss of the initial kinetic energy of the particle. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  13. This dualism still confronts us in unextenuated form in the theory of Hertz, where matter appears not only as the bearer of velocities, kinetic energy, and mechanical pressures, but also as the bearer of electromagnetic fields. – Sidelights on Relativity by Albert Einstein
  14. " I ain't an ornamental soldier, but I've a good deal of cosmic kinetic optimism, and it's the cosmic kinetic optimist what comes through. – The War of the Wenuses by C. L. Graves and E. V. Lucas
  15. It cannot, therefore, become kinetic except through their union. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  16. In other words, it was the kinetic energy of the rolls that crumbled up the rocks with pile- driver effect. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  17. While the older novelists were static, we have to be kinetic is not the picture- palace here to give us a lesson and to remind us that the waxworks which delighted our grandfathers have gone? – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  18. Now, if there were only kinetic energy in the world, or even if there were, besides kinetic energy, only one single kind of potential energy, but no more, the artifice of measurement would not make the law artificial. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson