Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to hydrokinetics.
  • adjective Of or relating to the kinetic energy and motion of fluids.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the motion of fluids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the motions of fluids, or the forces which produce or affect such motions; -- opposed to hydrostatic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to hydrokinetics
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the kinetic energy of moving fluids

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to fluids in motion or the forces that produce or affect such motion

Etymologies

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From hydro- +‎ kinetic.

Examples

  • FERC reports that there are 32 ocean energy projects in the works, not to mention another 69 projects that will similarly tap the energy of flowing rivers all of these projects are classified as "hydrokinetic".

    Peter Hanlon: Hydrokinetic Power: The Next Wave in Renewable Energy?

  • Salazar and Jon Wellinghoff, the acting FERC chairman, reached the agreement Monday night that clarifies the authority over wind projects stands with the Interior Department, while assuring that jurisdiction over licensing of wave and ocean current -- or "hydrokinetic" -- projects stand with the energy regulatory commission.

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  • Other technologies have been designed -- and are being developed -- to turn the energy of ocean currents, tides, and flowing rivers into another kind of power, called hydrokinetic energy.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Other technologies have been designed -- and are being developed -- to turn the energy of ocean currents, tides, and flowing rivers into another kind of power, called hydrokinetic energy.

    NASA Earth Observatory

  • The two green hydro sectors receiving the most attention are wave power and "hydrokinetic" turbines that capture energy from the flow of water in rivers, estuaries and ocean currents.

    Patrick McCully: A Quiet Revolution in (Non-Dam) Hydropower

  • Told of the Cogenerator prototype, outside engineer Ludwig Haber said the concept seems viable, as a number of firms are designing "hydrokinetic" turbines that don't require river diversion or damming.

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  • $100 million was invested in over 100 research projects, including research on emerging renewables such as hydrokinetic and salinity gradient power.

    CSRwire.com

  • $100 million was invested in over 100 research projects, including research on emerging renewables such as hydrokinetic and salinity gradient power.

    CSRwire.com

  • "hydrokinetic" generators to be installed near Ohio and Kanawha River dams by McGinnis, Inc.

    State Journal Featured Content

  • 'hydrokinetic' system (that would by the way have to prove itself in practice first) I'd say this would result in much bigger problems and losses.

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