American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of physics that deals with fluids in motion.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mathematical theory of the motion of fluids; the kinetics of fluids, in either of the meanings of kinetics.
- n. study of fluids in motion
- From hydro- + kinetics. (Wiktionary)
“In the latest quest for clean power, Washington state has emerged as a hotbed of high-tech research into what's known as hydrokinetics.”
“Think of it as the Bonneville Salt Flats of hydrokinetics: EMEC offers companies a place to try out their clean tech.”
“It's all part of the emerging technology of hydrokinetics - using flowing water to generate power without dams.”
“In addition to serving as a place for research on hydrokinetics, the practice of using energy through the constant flow of water, RiverSphere would also serve as an incubator for existing and emerging businesses in the field, Meffert said.”
“That's exactly the way wind started out, with fairly small projects," said in Colorado, who, after years of wind-power research, now studies what is called marine hydrokinetics, a catch-all term for tidal, wave and ocean thermal energy.”
“Still though, using hydrokinetics is a much cooler method.”
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