energetics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction en·er·get·ics \ ˌe-nər-ˈje-tiks \

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

noun plural but singular in construction en·er·get·ics \ -iks \

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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