Usage examples for kinetic

  1. 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
  2. As the most vital fact of modern life it is a kinetic force. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  3. 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
  4. It cannot, therefore, become kinetic except through their union. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. 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
  6. 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.