Dynamical

Dynamical

1. Of or pertaining to dynamics; belonging to energy or power; characterised 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 electricity.

Origin: gr. Powerful, fr. Power, fr. To be able; cf. L. Durus hard, E. Dure: cf. F. Dynamique.


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