- n (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
energy can take a wide variety of forms
- n forceful exertion
he plays tennis with great energy
- n enterprising or ambitious drive
Europeans often laugh at American energy
- n an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
his writing conveys great energy
- n a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
jogging works off my excess energy
- n any source of usable power
the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy
- n the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
- GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND: Samso island now produces more renewable energy than it uses.
- Sustainable energy resources from the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology Design Resources Design links from the Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory.
- Correction Appended: October 30, 2008 Wasting energy is so 20th century.
- Bertrand Piccard in Telegraph.co.uk
When you took off it was another era,added adventurer Bertrand Piccard, who co-founded the project with Mr Borschberg. "You land in a new era where people understand that with renewable energy you can do impossible things."
- David Petraeus in Politico (blog)
The progress made in recent months - in the face of a determined enemy - is in many respects the result of the vision, energy and leadership [McChrystal] provided,Petraeus said.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
The intensity of the campaign and the divisions it created were evident Saturday when, well into the speech, Clinton first mentioned her opponent's name, calling on supporters to "take our energy, our passion, our strength, and do all we can to help...