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kinetic (adj) related to the motion of a body.
“Kinetic” is related to movement. Kinetic force is the force produced by a moving object, or the energy given to an object given by its motion.
- Kinetic energy is the opposite of potential energy. If kinetic energy is the energy a particle gains by virtue of its motion, potential energy is the energy that is in it while at rest.
- The kinetic energy required for the movement of objects such as automobiles, is produced by batteries.