energy budget

noun

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: an accounting of the income, use, and loss of energy especially in an ecosystem the sun's contribution to the energy budget of the earth— M. K. Hubbert

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“Energy budget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/energy%20budget. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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