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potential energy

noun

physics : the energy that something has because of its position or the way its parts are arranged

Full Definition of POTENTIAL ENERGY

:  the energy that a piece of matter has because of its position or nature or because of the arrangement of parts

First Known Use of POTENTIAL ENERGY

1853

potential energy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POTENTIAL ENERGY

:  the energy that a piece of matter has because of its position or because of the arrangement of parts

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