from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The energy possessed by a body because of its motion, equal to one half the mass of the body times the square of its speed.
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- n. The energy possessed by an object because of its motion, equal to one half the mass of the body times the square of its velocity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Energy, n. 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion
From Ancient Greek κινητικός (kinētikos, "kinetic") + ενέργεια (energeia, "energy"). (Wiktionary)