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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
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First Known Use of POTENTIAL ENERGY

1853
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potential energy

noun

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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