• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dynam A unit of measure for dynamical effect or work; a foot pound. See Foot pound.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dynam A unit of work, equal to a weight of one pound raised through one foot; a foot-pound.
    • n dynam A force, or a force and a couple, the resultant of all the forces acting together on a body. Also spelled dyname.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dynam dī′nam a unit of work, a foot-pound: the resultant of all the forces acting on a body.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. dyname,. See Dynamic


In literature:

The allegro has one stout tune, and the rush and dynamic glow lasts.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
The influence of the West is the great dynamic in the modern transformation of the East.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
There were too many targets and it was a torturing pressure, rather than a dynamic force.
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole
We are indebted to Professor Purser of Belfast for having indicated the true dynamical principle on which the problem depends.
"Time and Tide" by Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
Stanley Martin's dynamic, forceful personality completely overshadowed Quinn.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The kind of work done will be considered later on, when we deal with the dynamical value of light.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
No one may ever say that the value of resource in emergency is lost on the dynamic Mr. Brock.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
That is the only substance we are confident of in dynamics.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
If we are working out a problem in dynamics we meet with exactly the same principle.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
A dynamic focus tends ever to propagate the motion that is proper to it.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
A propeller giving a high dynamic efficiency when used upon one machine may be almost worthless when used upon another.
"The Early History of the Airplane" by Orville Wright
It is a dynamic and vital substance conducted to the living by the living.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
We "gave it up;" and with an eloquent peroration on the Dynamics of Prayer, the seance concluded.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
The dynamics of the region are as important to Iraq as events within Iraq.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
The shy, sensitive man who shunned the outside world here stood revealed as a dynamic force.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Any running machine is a dynamic system in a object.
"The Machine That Saved The World" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The laws of political motion occupy the same prominent place in our new science as Newton's laws do in ordinary dynamics.
"The Romance of Mathematics" by P. Hampson
Part I. Dynamics and Heat.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The giant was elemental, with a driving force inside him that was dynamic, magnetic.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
His manner was quick, keen, dynamic.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser

In poetry:

So blissfully I slip away
From brazen and dynamic day
To dingle cool . . .
Now tell me friend, if in your eyes,
By being simple I am wise,—
Or just a fool?
"Simplicity" by Robert W Service
There's something of me in each one
With whom I work and play,
For islanded there can be none
In this dynamic day;
And meshed with me perchance may be
A leper in Cathay.
"You And Me" by Robert W Service
Poet, whose words are like the tight-packed seed
Sealed in the capsule of a silver flower,
Still at your art we wonder as we read,
The art dynamic charging each word with power.
"To Ralph Waldo Emerson" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Dynamic Chiropractic – January 29, 2010, Vol 28, Issue 03.
Dynamic Chiropractic – December 18, 1995, Vol 13, Issue 26.
Dynamic Chiropractic – January 26, 1999, Vol 17, Issue 03.
Dynamic Chiropractic – October 21, 1996, Vol 14, Issue 22.
Doc cams allow you to create a spontaneous and dynamic learning environment in your classroom.
Dynamic Chiropractic – May 31, 1999, Vol 17, Issue 12.
Dynamic Chiropractic – April 24, 1995, Vol 13, Issue 09.
When it comes to getting to, and staying atop, the dynamic South Florida culinary scene, no one has ever done it better than Mark Militello.
Dynamic Chiropractic – December 14, 2001, Vol 19, Issue 26.
You'd think that with all the smartphones and tablets people are buying these days, makers of dynamic random-access memory ( DRAM ) would be living high on the hog.
CHICAGO–A number of dynamics will radically transform the global market for household appliances by 2011, according to a newly released industry study from Euromonitor.
Dynamic Chiropractic – June 6, 1990, Vol 08, Issue 12.
Thought to be encased in a frozen, static crust, the Martian north pole is actually a dynamic place, with sand dunes skidding and sliding in spring.
Dynamic Chiropractic – March 12, 2001, Vol 19, Issue 06.
"It reminds me of Joe Montana going to Kansas City and changing the dynamic of things," the former Colts coach said on a NBC conference call.

In science:

In quantum dynamics, they are between eigenvalues of ‘typical’ quantum maps whose underlying classical maps have a specified dynamics.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Molecular dynamics simulation results for the hard-sphere system. versus the volume fraction φ of the final jammed state of hard spheres using the molecular dynamics compression protocol of Lubachevsky and Stillinger .
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
Detailed information about the spin dynamics in such systems can be obtained by inelastic neutron scattering (INS) experiments that directly probe the frequency and momentum dependent dynamic structure factor S αβ (k , ω ).
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
III we evaluate the dynamic structure factor and the dynamical conductivity in the various phases of the random XXZ spin1/2 chain.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
Similarly, the RD phases are also spin insulators, with the T = 0 low-frequency dynamical conductivity σ ′ (ω ) = KRD lv (ω/Ω0 )1/zRD ln2 (Ω0 /ω ) ; the dynamical exponent zRD (δ) in the RD phase diverges at the transition as zRD ∼ |δ |−1 , and the non-universal amplitude KRD vanishes at the transition as KRD ∼ |δ |.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
Thus, we see that the dynamical conductivity in a finite system satisfies a scaling form that reflects the activated dynamical scaling at the XX fixed point.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
In fact, the hamiltonian action (7) with general Hamiltonian H (x, p) describes al l possible scalar particle dynamics on Md with Lagrangians independent on higher τ -derivatives. A natural question is which Hamiltonians are equivalent in the sense they set equivalent particle dynamics.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
The final result will be that in order to allow a nontrivial dynamics for H the generalized equivalence principle should be either modified or relaxed, otherwise no sensible dynamical theory constructed in terms of H exists.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
In the present paper, we introduce a dynamic model, which an extension of the SRBRF model to dynamic problems.
Dynamics of relaxor ferroelectrics
During the fast regime one may also model the mobility of the grains by a dynamics of the bonds sub ject to kinetic constraints; the resulting graph typically differs from those constructed according to (1), however the compaction dynamics does not change qualitatively.
On random graphs and the statistical mechanics of granular matter
The SPRT density thus appears as the density which is reached dynamically by putting each particle into its local ly optimal configuration, as has also been found in lattice-based models and simulations of sphere packings , , which incorporate both fast and slow dynamics.
On random graphs and the statistical mechanics of granular matter
Models exhibiting 1RSB (such as the simple random heteropolymer mentioned above, the p-spin glass, or a manifold in a random potential) have been found to have different dynamic and static phase diagrams, with a dynamical energy density higher then the one found at equilibrium.
Random Heteropolymer Dynamics
This approach has also been extensively applied for systems with disorders, as the FFXY and spin glass, to estimate both dynamic and static critical exponents [27, 28], and for systems on the 2D triangular lattices to study the dynamic scaling universality .
Critical dynamics and universality of the random-bond Potts ferromagnet with tri-distributed quenched disorders
Since the dynamical timescale is inversely proportional to the square root of the mean density (1 Myr for 103 cm−3 ), the dynamical time would scale with the square root of the size.
HST study of the LMC compact star forming region N83B
The statistical properties of the photons emitted from such a SM illuminates the interplay between dynamical processes in the condensed phase, SM dynamics and light-matter interaction.
Photon Counting Statistics for Single Molecule Spectroscopy