What is kinematics

From Merriam-Webster m-w.com:

ki·ne·mat·ics 

noun plural but singular in construction
\ˌki-nə-ˈma-tiks also ˌkī-\
Definition of KINEMATICS: a branch of dynamics that deals with aspects of motion apart from considerations of mass and force
— ki·ne·mat·ic or ki·ne·mat·i·cal adjective
— ki·ne·mat·i·cal·ly adverb 

Origin of KINEMATICS
French cinématique, 
Greek kinēmat-, kinēma motion, from kinein to move
First Known Use: 1840 


ki·ne·mat·ics
noun plural but singular in construction
\ˌkin-ə-ˈmat-iks, ˌkī-nə-\ 
(Medical Dictionary) 
Medical Definition of KINEMATICS
1: a branch of physics that deals with aspects of motion apart from considerations of mass and force
2: the properties and phenomena of an object or system in motion of interest to kinematics <the kinematics of the human ankle joint>
ki·ne·mat·ic or ki·ne·mat·i·cal adjective
ki·ne·mat·i·cal·ly adverb 

Variants of KINEMATICS
ki·ne·mat·ics also ci·ne·mat·ics

---http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kinematics

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