energetics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
en·​er·​get·​ics | \ ˌe-nər-ˈje-tiks How to pronounce energetics (audio) \

Definition of energetics

1 : a branch of mechanics that deals primarily with energy and its transformations
2 : the total energy relations and transformations of a physical, chemical, or biological system the energetics of an ecological community

First Known Use of energetics

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Energetics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/energetics. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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energetics

noun plural but singular in construction
en·​er·​get·​ics | \ -iks How to pronounce energetics (audio) \

Medical Definition of energetics

1 : a branch of physics that deals primarily with energy and its transformations
2 : the total energy relations and transformations of a physical, chemical, or biological system energetics of muscular contraction

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