energy level

noun

Definition of energy level

: one of the stable states of constant energy that may be assumed by a physical system used especially of the quantum states of electrons in atoms and of nuclei

called also energy state

Examples of energy level in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the recent skid, Celtics players have acknowledged their energy level has not always been up to their standard. Adam Himmelsbach, BostonGlobe.com, "Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown not selected as All-Star starters," 18 Feb. 2021 In the past, his experience has been that calling off a game lowers the collective energy level of anyone who was supposed to participate. Christian Clark | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "Ahead of brutal road stretch, Pelicans need to discover chemistry quickly," 12 Jan. 2021 Edwards also pledged to work on his defense, which is tied into his energy level waxing and waning at times. Chris Hine, Star Tribune, "Timberwolves take Edwards No. 1 overall — then trade for Ricky Rubio," 18 Nov. 2020 Still, Kerr was impressed with Wiseman’s energy level Monday. SFChronicle.com, "Cleared after coronavirus setback, Warriors James Wiseman and Draymond Green return to practice," 14 Dec. 2020 Edwards also made an astute observation for someone only 19 years old, and perhaps this affects his energy level on the floor. Chris Hine, Star Tribune, "A, B, C or none of the above: Wolves prepping for first overall pick in the NBA draft," 14 Nov. 2020 None of that can happen, though, if the energy level evaporates at the first sign of adversity. . Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "In blowout loss, Michigan football learns it always can get worse," 15 Nov. 2020 Her energy level is the same as before her kidney was removed. Kimberly Fornek, chicagotribune.com, "A Darien woman needed a kidney donor. Her next-door neighbor raised her hand.," 9 Nov. 2020 Coaches will have to be creative in how to keep the energy level up on the sideline with mostly empty bleachers as witnesses to a big play. Megan Ryan, Star Tribune, "2020 Gophers football: Yes, it matters," 10 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of energy level

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Energy level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/energy%20level. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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