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Meaning of dynamic by Wiktionary Dictionary


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    From French dynamique, from Ancient Greek δυναμικός ( dunamikos, “powerful” ), from δύναμις ( dunamis, “power” ), from δύναμαι ( dunamai, “I am able” ) .


    • IPA: /daɪˈnæmɪk/


    dynamic ( comparative more dynamic, superlative most dynamic )

    1. Changeable; active; in motion usually as the result of an external force .
      The environment is dynamic, changing with the years and the seasons .
      He was a dynamic and engaging speaker .
    2. Powerful
    3. Able to change and to adapt
    4. ( music ) Having to do with the volume of sound .
      The dynamic marking in bar 40 is forte .
    5. ( computing ) happening at runtime instead of at compile time or predetermined
      Dynamic IP addresses .
    6. pertaining to dynamics



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    • ( a characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior ): apparatus, course of action, design, effect, function, functioning, implementation, interchange, interplay, mechanism, method, modus operandi, motif, nature, operation, pattern, process, regimen, workings

Explanation of dynamic by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. ( used of verbs ( e.g. `to run' ) and participial adjectives ( e.g. `running' in `running water' ) ) expressing action rather than a state of being

    2. characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality

    3. a dynamic market
      a dynamic speaker
      the dynamic president of the firm
    4. of or relating to dynamics

    1. an efficient incentive

    2. they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches