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energy
  • 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
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energy department
  • n  the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
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energy level
  • n  a definite stable energy that a physical system can have; used especially of the state of electrons in atoms or molecules
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energy of activation
  • n  the energy that an atomic system must acquire before a process (such as an emission or reaction) can occur
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energy secretary
  • n  the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
  • n  the position of the head of the Department of Energy
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energy state
  • n  a definite stable energy that a physical system can have; used especially of the state of electrons in atoms or molecules
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enervation
  • n  lack of vitality
    an enervation of mind greater than any fatigue
  • n  serious weakening and loss of energy
  • n  surgical removal of a nerve
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enfant terrible
  • n  a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others
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enfeoffment
  • n  under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service
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enfilade
  • n  gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
  • v  rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction
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enfilade fire
  • n  gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
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enflurane
  • n  a nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
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enfolding
  • n  the action of enfolding something
  • v  enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
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enforcement
  • n  the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to
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enforcer
  • n  one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
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enfranchisement
  • n  freedom from political subjugation or servitude
  • n  a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
  • n  the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
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