adj. & n.
adj. (also dynamical) 1 energetic; active; potent. 2 Physics a concerning motive force (opp. STATIC). b concerning force in actual operation. 3 of or concerning dynamics. 4 Mus. relating to the volume of sound. 5 Philos. relating to dynamism. 6 (as dynamical) Theol. (of inspiration) endowing with divine power, not impelling mechanically.
n. 1 an energizing or motive force. 2 Mus. = DYNAMICS 3. dynamic equilibrium see EQUILIBRIUM. dynamic viscosity see VISCOSITY. dynamically adv.
[ F dynamique f. Gk dunamikos f. dunamis power ]