Definition of dynamic in English:

dynamic

Syllabification: dy·nam·ic
Pronunciation: /dīˈnamik
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of a process or system) characterized by constant change, activity, or progress: a dynamic economy
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    • To use a cliché, the only constant in a dynamic economy is change.
    • In this context, climate change should be viewed as a dynamic system of atmospheric processes and their products.
    • The transaction process is a dynamic system that is composed of the interplay of the three information flows.
  • 1.1(Of a person) positive in attitude and full of energy and new ideas: she’s dynamic and determined
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    • You are dynamic, forceful and assertive while making new beginnings at work and soft, gentle and loving in personal relationships today.
    • Although still only a junior, she was dynamic and powerful, with routines of outstanding difficulty on all four events.
    • Yet, they are dynamic and open to assimilate and incorporate new ideas that explain further aspects of change.
    Synonyms
    energetic, spirited, active, lively, zestful, vital, vigorous, forceful, powerful, positive; high-powered, aggressive, bold, enterprising; magnetic, passionate, fiery, high-octane
    informal go-getting, peppy, full of get-up-and-go, full of vim and vigor, gutsy, gutty, spunky, feisty, go-ahead
    vulgar slang ass-kicking
  • 1.2 Physics Of or relating to forces producing motion. Often contrasted with static.
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    • For Bernoulli's principle to dominate a dynamic situation, friction must be less dominant.
    • The primary means by which a fly wing creates aerodynamic force is dynamic stall.
    • The water going down your plughole, the planets going around the sun, the electrons spinning around a nucleus, they all reflect the same dynamic tension between opposing forces.
  • 1.3 Linguistics (Of a verb) expressing an action, activity, event, or process. Contrasted with stative.
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    • This is a category of verb that contrasts with dynamic verb in the aspect system of a language, and relates to state and not action: in English, such verbs as belong, love.
  • 1.4Denoting or relating to web pages that update frequently or are generated according to an individual’s search terms: the dynamic content of these sites keeps their audience informed and up to date
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    • The sidebar is the place where small, dynamic applications live.
    • A CMS system will very often require SEO more than static sites, depending of the dynamic nature of the pages.
    • A common problem for sites using databases concerns dynamic urls.
  • 1.5 Electronics (Of a memory device) needing to be refreshed by the periodic application of a voltage.
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    • The research produced an article and a patent for a novel type of dynamic computer memory.
    • The patent pertains to the method of forming a data storage capacitor with a wide electrode area for dynamic random access memory using double spacers.
    • Although not as dense, SRAM is many times faster than dynamic random access memory.
  • 1.6 Electronics Of or relating to the volume of sound produced by a voice, instrument, or sound recording equipment.
  • 2 Music Relating to the volume of sound produced by an instrument, voice, or recording: an astounding dynamic range
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    • Now at the peak of her powers, Zajick can apparently do just about anything she wishes with her voice, at all dynamic levels and throughout her range.
    • Even better is the sound, a dynamic, active Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
    • The Dolby Surround audio is also more dynamic than the original stereo broadcast, offering crystal clear dialogue and punchy music.

noun

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  • 1A force that stimulates change or progress within a system or process: evaluation is part of the basic dynamic of the project
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    • The brief introduction of each individual within the group dynamic adds texture to an uncomplicated tale, and offers multiple opportunities for comedic repartee.
    • In addition, bearing in mind one's inherent location within the dynamic of gender relations should inform the way in which one interacts with others, male and female.
    • The terrible poverty at the global level he sees as getting worse, with the same dynamic at work within all countries, even industrialised ones.

Derivatives

dynamical

adjective
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  • In scientific terms we are complex dynamical systems and this fact affects our observational capacity in a very real way.
  • You know, I'm interested in the the dynamical and self-organizing aspects of this phenomenon as well.
  • This theory becomes especially interesting when applied to the most sophisticated dynamical system of all - our DNA.

dynamically

Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverb
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  • As each person moves, this line dynamically changes, maintaining an even distance between the two.
  • We plan to dynamically price our entire catalog of music in the future.
  • We're changing the set list every night, too, and we're playing just that much more dynamically on the stage.

Origin

early 19th century (as a term in physics): from French dynamique, from Greek dunamikos, from dunamis 'power'.

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