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energetics

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noun plural but singular in construction en·er·get·ics \-tiks\

Definition of energetics

  1. 1 :  a branch of mechanics that deals primarily with energy and its transformations

  2. 2 :  the total energy relations and transformations of a physical, chemical, or biological system <the energetics of an ecological community>



1855

First Known Use of energetics

1855


Medical Dictionary

energetics

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noun plural but singular in construction en·er·get·ics \-iks\

Medical Definition of energetics

  1. 1:  a branch of physics that deals primarily with energy and its transformations

  2. 2:  the total energy relations and transformations of a physical, chemical, or biological system <energetics of muscular contraction>




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