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In the domain of style, Euphues was dynamical; the plays were not.

A dynamical theory is recognised as being at once necessary and sufficient.

So, too, is it if we look at the development of dynamical astronomy.

The nature of the dynamical action may be thus briefly explained.

It increases the wonder with which we regard every dynamical discovery.

This was the root idea of his attempt to find the dynamical equivalent of heat.

It is a statical manifestation of valor, as daring deeds are a dynamical.

This was the first determination of the dynamical equivalent of heat.

He had no idea of framing a solar system on a dynamical basis.

Dynamical instability corresponds with the maximum of energy, and dynamical stability to the minimum of energy.

WORD ORIGIN

1817 as a term in philosophy; 1827 in the sense "pertaining to force producing motion" (the opposite of static), from French dynamique introduced by German mathematician Gottfried Leibnitz (1646-1716) in 1691 from Greek dynamikos "powerful," from dynamis "power," from dynasthai "to be able, to have power, be strong enough," of unknown origin. The figurative sense of "active, potent, energetic" is from 1856 (in Emerson). Related: Dynamically.

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