from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a kinetic manner.
  • adv. Concerning kinetics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a kinetical manner.


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  • The candidates jockeying (jacking?) to become the Republican presidential nominee are on a par with a haphazard cluster of low-level villains that The Justice League of America could dispatch within a few kinetically rendered panels (although, the Tea Party has all the tenacity, simplicity and personality of the household cockroach, a most formidable foe, indeed).

    Steven Weber: Team Dispirit

  • Hardly a scene goes by that isn't visually striking or kinetically thrilling, and all of it enhanced by 3-D.

    A Towering 'Tree,' Out on a Limb

  • The base has a huge ready-to-go infrastructure that's just a hop, skip, and a jump from Syria and other Middle Eastern garden spots we may wish to "kinetically" influence in the future.

    Peter Van Buren: What Will All Those Soldiers Do in Iraq?

  • This people-powered water purification island, designed by Jakub Szczesny as part of the Synchronicity architecture and art festival in Warsaw, Poland, hooks up basic exercise machines to kinetically pump polluted water through four filters into overhead tanks that spill into a large drinking fountain at the end of the cycle.

    Kevin Gardner | Inhabitat

  • "The Last Living Rose", too, bobs along kinetically, punctuated by superbly succinct incursions of brass and guitar.

    PJ Harvey: Let England Shake – review

  • Sometimes being empathic is kinetically sensing the emotions or physical pain of someone in close proximity or intimacy.

    Margaret Ruth: Are You Highly Empathic?

  • Some prefer to learn visually, others prefer to learn aurally, and still others prefer to learn kinetically.

    You Raising Your Child

  • They were part of the black; they moved through it kinetically, tugging the eye with a tease of blue, a hint of sunset, a shimmer of velvet green.

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  • His fingers kinetically circled her throat and lifted her off the dirt floor.

    Blood Trinity

  • Climbing on, she cranked the engine and kinetically closed the elevator door.

    Blood Trinity


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