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potential energy

noun

Simple Definition of potential energy

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of potential energy

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

1853

First Known Use of potential energy

1853


Medical Dictionary

potential energy

noun

Medical Definition of potential energy

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




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