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Warm water Hurricanes feed off of warm water at the surface of the ocean—the greater the temperature difference between the surface and the mid-levels of the atmosphere, the more potential energy a storm has.
Ferguson’s civil unrest was both sudden and violent, but the potential energy was always there.
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physics : the energy that something has because of its position or the way its parts are arranged
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