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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the branch of physics that deals with energy.
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Origin of energetics

First recorded in 1850–55; see origin at energetic, -ics
Related formsen·er·get·i·cist, nounen·er·ge·tis·tic [en-er-ji-tis-tik] /ˌɛn ər dʒɪˈtɪs tɪk/, adjective
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  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with energy and its transformations
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