Meaning of DYNAMIC in English

[ dʌɪ'namɪk ]

■ adjective

1》 (of a process or system) characterized by constant change or activity.

↘(of a person) full of energy and new ideas.

2》 Physics relating to forces producing motion. Often contrasted with static .

3》 relating to the volume of sound produced by a musical instrument or voice.

4》 Linguistics (of a verb) expressing an action, activity, event, or process. Contrasted with stative .

5》 Electronics (of a memory device) needing to be refreshed by the periodic application of a voltage.

■ noun

1》 a force that stimulates change or progress.

2》 Music another term for ~s (in sense 3).


~al adjective

~ally adverb


C19: from Fr. dynamique , from Gk dunamikos , from dunamis 'power'.

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