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high–energy

adjective

Definition of HIGH-ENERGY

1
a :  having such speed and kinetic energy as to exhibit relativistic departure from classical laws of motion —used especially of elementary particles whose velocity has been imparted by an accelerator
b :  of or relating to high-energy particles
2
:  yielding a relatively large amount of energy when undergoing hydrolysis

First Known Use of HIGH-ENERGY

1934
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high–energy

adjective

Medical Definition of HIGH–ENERGY

:  yielding a relatively large amount of energy when undergoing hydrolysis <high–energy phosphate bonds in ATP>

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