noun, plural en·er·gies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM energyhy·per·en·er·gy, nounself-en·er·gy, noun
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Some of that energy enters the water, and when it does, the seismic waves slow down, becoming T waves.Underwater earthquakes’ sound waves reveal changes in ocean warming|Carolyn Gramling|September 17, 2020|Science News
Launched in 2015, the project’s purpose is to determine the feasibility of underwater data centers powered by offshore renewable energy.Microsoft Had a Crazy Idea to Put Servers Under Water—and It Totally Worked|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
This energy, “orgone,” was supposedly a life-force of sorts.This scientist thought he’d found the source of all sexual energy|PopSci Staff|September 17, 2020|Popular Science
This represents a revolutionary shift in our ability to capture solar energy in real time rather than being dependent on solar energy of the past.
Yet negotiations over the final shape of a deal are set to be fraught amid national differences in wealth, energy sources and industrial strength.Europe doubles down on a pandemic recovery plan that’s green to the core|Bernhard Warner|September 16, 2020|Fortune
I think a lot of it has to do with the attitude and the energy behind it and the honesty.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The energy economy has always been a fixture of Texas life, and that has not changed.
Chickens require significantly less land, water, and energy than all other meat options except farmed salmon.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Energy is sucked from them, the world around them becomes impossible—the Babadook of grief and loss exerts its force everywhere.
If I may say so, you need to get past this issue that is sapping your energy and demoralizing your followers.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The General had a quick eye to see where improvement could be introduced, and his energy never flagged.From Slave to College President|Godfrey Holden Pike
A huge crowd had gathered, and the youth of it was demonstrating with energy, cheering and breaking soon into national songs.The Guns of Europe|Joseph A. Altsheler
The system is dominated, in its separate units, and as a whole, by the great principle of the conservation of energy.The Energy System of Matter|James Weir
But this morning the energy of life which for those two weeks had lain dormant in him, began to stir again.Dodo's Daughter|E. F. Benson
This was granted them, thanks to the perseverance and energy of our remonstrances.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
British Dictionary definitions for energy
noun plural -gies
- the capacity of a body or system to do work
- a measure of this capacity, expressed as the work that it does in changing to some specified reference state. It is measured in joules (SI units)Symbol: E