Pronunciation: (dī-nam'iks), [key]
1. (used with a sing. v.) Physics.the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion and equilibrium of systems under the action of forces, usually from outside the system.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the motivating or driving forces, physical or moral, in any field.
3. (used with a pl. v.) the pattern or history of growth, change, and development in any field.
4. (used with a pl. v.) variation and gradation in the volume of musical sound.
5. (used with a sing. v.) psychodynamics.
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