high–energy

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adjective high–en·er·gy \ˈhī-ˈe-nər-jē\

Definition of high–energy

  1. 1a :  having such speed and kinetic energy as to exhibit relativistic departure from classical laws of motion —used especially of elementary particles whose velocity has been imparted by an acceleratorb :  of or relating to high-energy particles

  2. 2 :  yielding a relatively large amount of energy when undergoing hydrolysis

First Known Use of high–energy

1934


Medical Dictionary

high–energy

adjective high–en·er·gy

Medical Definition of high–energy

  1. :  yielding a relatively large amount of energy when undergoing hydrolysis high–energy phosphate bonds in ATP


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