energy level


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

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Related Why America needs Michelle Obama’s message now Long lines to enter the Tacoma Dome contributed to the event beginning about 30 minutes later than the 8 p.m. advertised on all publicity materials, but the energy level was high all night. Stefanie Loh, The Seattle Times, "From Ciara to Sue Bird: Seattle celebrities among 18,000 who welcomed Michelle Obama to Tacoma," 25 Mar. 2019 Staying hydrated is great for your energy levels, your skin, and your appetite. Samantha Gordon, USA TODAY, "These are the 5 best Amazon deals right now," 25 June 2018 Full status report: — Spirit and Oppy (@MarsRovers) June 13, 2018 Opportunity is at historically low energy levels. Niraj Chokshi, New York Times, "Huge Dust Storm on Mars Threatens NASA’s Opportunity Rover," 13 June 2018 The goal was to learn what Kin did to his energy levels, his sleep, his eating habits, his vitals. Corey Seymour, Vogue, "I Tried Kin, the New Non-Alcoholic Drink That Promises to Cut Stress and Produce Bliss," 5 Dec. 2018 His initial approach to a beat is melodic and rhythmic, finding a cadence that suits his voice, an energy level at which the vocals will be delivered, and maybe a rhyme scheme. Jon Caramanica, New York Times, "Into the Wild With Kanye West," 25 June 2018 Another study found that watching cat videos in particular can boost your energy level. Redbook, "23 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Increase Metabolism," 26 July 2017 The biggest thing that makes a difference in my looks—and my energy level—is exercising consistently. Taylore Glynn, Marie Claire, "Hailey Bieber: In Her Own Words," 11 Mar. 2019 Proponents allege dried, powdered maca can help with everything from low energy levels to menopause. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Does Maca Powder Have Health Benefits for Women? Here's What the Science Says," 14 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of energy level

1902, in the meaning defined above

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