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dynamic

1. of or concerned with energy or forces that produce motion, as opposed to static
2. of or concerned with dynamics
3. Music of, relating to, or indicating dynamics
4. Computing (of a memory) needing its contents refreshed periodically

dynamic

Said of a structure whose physical behavior characteristics are time-related, i.e., are nonstatic.

dynamic

Operations performed "on the fly," which are based on decisions made while the program is running rather than beforehand. The expression, "buffers are dynamically created," means that space is created when actually needed, not reserved ahead of time. The expression, "data are compressed onto the disk dynamically" means that the compression algorithms are being applied when the data are being written rather than before. Contrast with static. See runtime and dynamic programming language. See also Microsoft Dynamics.
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I first expanded on tax responsibility in connection with tax dynamics when I spoke on the subject at the TEI Annual Conference in 1980.
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As mentioned, there have been two technologies used for dynamic testing of elastomeric material.
The Dynamic program is designed to bring these properties to a level of financial viability.
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d]/W)[1/2] (1) where Kd = dynamic stiffness and W = isolated weight.
This command consists of a sinewave of a given dynamic amplitude centered about a given mean level.
PTC's Dynamic Publishing System combines text authoring, graphics authoring, content management and configuration management, automated publishing and graphics visualization.
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Fusion Dynamic, pioneering the service-oriented infrastructure for the data center, has announced today that it will offer the company's new dynamic data center operating environment, DynamicOE[R], on IBM's BladeCenter and System x platform.