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Dictionary definition for: Energy

1. (n) (physics) 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"

2. (n) an exertion of force; "he plays tennis with great energy"

3. (n) enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"

4. (n) an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing) "his writing conveys great energy"

5. (n) a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy" "he seemed full of vim and vigor"

6. (n) the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

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