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  • adj. dynamic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as dynamic.

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  • adj. characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality


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  • The arbitrariness associated with pi #microstates–Fermi uses the term dynamical states, and therefore the entropy also can be removed by making use of the principles of the quantum theory

    Sewell's Thermodynamic Failure - The Panda's Thumb

  • This combination -- not an arbitrary one -- I entitle dynamical because it concerns the connection of the existence of the manifold.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

  • In this work we shall present a simplified method for description and calculation of the Kerr-Newman black hole main dynamical and thermo-dynamical characteristics.

    “Black Holes – a Simplified Theory for Quantum Gravity Non-Specialists”

  • It is convenient to distinguish these merely phenomenal laws from the higher class, which are usually called dynamical; but the distinction is an artificial one, for it is probable, at least, that in all cases the phenomenal laws are merely the phases of some higher dynamical law not yet discovered.

    Religion and Chemistry

  • This implies that discharge changes near the glacier terminus reflect short-term dynamical adjustments, and do not provide a reliable measure for the longer-term mass balance of an ice sheet.

    World Climate Report

  • Manu is right – the partial reason for such a swift merger will be due to a process called dynamical friction, whereby the angular momentum of the pair is dissipated through an effective multi-body interaction with surrounding matter in the galaxy.

    Two Black Holes Play a Little One on One | Universe Today

  • Intriguingly, impenetrability plays a crucial role in this account, and Newton presents what we might call a dynamical account of impenetrability (one popularized in the eighteenth century by Kant and by Boscovich).

    Newton's Philosophy

  • Kepler's Laws formed the foundation of the higher conception of astronomy, that is, the dynamical theory of astronomical phenomena, and prepared the way for the "Mécanique Céleste."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 30, April, 1860

  • The first of these groups of properties may be called dynamical; the others, chemical.

    Outlines of the Earth's History A Popular Study in Physiography

  • But they are in fact precise visual representations of mathematical theory known as dynamical systems.



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