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British Dictionary definitions for mass-energy

mass-energy

noun
  1. mass and energy considered as equivalent and interconvertible, according to the theory of relativity
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Historical Examples

  • "Take that carrion and stuff it in a mass-energy converter," he said.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • There was a collapsium plant, with its own mass-energy converter.

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper

  • This was in line with familiar twentieth-century concepts of mass-energy transformation.

    The Variable Man

    Philip K. Dick

  • Remember those big wire baskets, down at the mass-energy converters?

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper

  • In the first place, there's a full-sized power-reactor, and a mass-energy converter.

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper