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Definition of "hydrokinetics" []

  • The branch of physics that deals with fluids in motion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hydrokinetics" in a sentence
  • "In the latest quest for clean power, Washington state has emerged as a hotbed of high-tech research into what's known as hydrokinetics."
  • "While dams have long been a source of hydroelectric power, using barges to capture the power of moving water - a technique known as hydrokinetics - has been getting more attention in recent years."
  • "Think of it as the Bonneville Salt Flats of hydrokinetics: EMEC offers companies a place to try out their clean tech."