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    energy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word energy

    Definition
    (noun) (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    Synonyms : free energy
    Example Sentence
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
    Definition
    (noun) forceful exertion
    Synonyms : vigor , vigour , zip
    Example Sentence
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
    Definition
    (noun) enterprising or ambitious drive
    Synonyms : get-up-and-go , push
    Example Sentence
    • Europeans often laugh at American energy
    Definition
    (noun) an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
    Synonyms : muscularity , vigor , vigour , vim
    Example Sentence
    • his writing conveys great energy
    • a remarkable muscularity of style
    Definition
    (noun) a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    Synonyms : vim , vitality
    Example Sentence
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor
    Definition
    (noun) any source of usable power
    Example Sentence
    • the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy
    Definition
    (noun) the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
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