Hydrodynamic Hy`dro*dy*nam"ic, Hydrodynamical Hy`dro*dy*nam"ic*al, a. [Hydro-, 1 + dynamic, -ical: cf. F. hydrodynamique.] Pertaining to, or derived from, the dynamical action of water of a liquid; of or pertaining to water power. [1913 Webster]

{Hydrodynamic friction}, friction produced by the viscosity of a liquid in motion. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrodynamic — 1828, from HYDRO (Cf. hydro ) + DYNAMIC (Cf. dynamic). Related: Hydrodynamics (1779) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — [hī΄drō dī nam′ik] adj. 1. having to do with hydrodynamics 2. of, derived from, or operated by, the action of water, etc. in motion hydrodynamically adv …   English World dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — hydrodynamics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the science of the forces acting on or exerted by fluids (especially liquids). DERIVATIVES hydrodynamic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — also hydrodynamical adjective Etymology: New Latin hydrodynamicus, from hydr + dynamicus dynamic Date: circa 1828 of, relating to, or involving principles of hydrodynamics • hydrodynamically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — hydrodynamically, adv. /huy droh duy nam ik, di /, adj. 1. pertaining to forces in or motions of liquids. 2. of or pertaining to hydrodynamics. [1770 80; HYDRO 1 + DYNAMIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrodynamic — adjective a) Of, or relating to the science of hydrodynamics b) Operated by the force of water in motion See Also: dynamic …   Wiktionary

  • hydrodynamic — hy·dro·dy·nam·ic dī nam ik also hy·dro·dy·nam·i·cal i kəl adj of, relating to, or involving principles of hydrodynamics …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — adj. (Physics) pertaining to hydrodynamics (study of force exerted by the motion of liquids) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrodynamic — hy·dro·dynamic …   English syllables

  • hydrodynamic — hy•dro•dy•nam•ic [[t]ˌhaɪ droʊ daɪˈnæm ɪk, dɪ [/t]] adj. 1) hyd pertaining to forces in or motions of liquids 2) hyd of or pertaining to hydrodynamics • Etymology: 1820–30 hy dro•dy•nam′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang