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potential energy

Saltos de línea: po¦ten|tial en¦ergy

Definición de potential energy en inglés:

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[mass noun] Physics
The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors. Compare with kinetic energy.
Example sentences
  • Ah, the joys of watching gravitational potential energy convert into kinetic energy.
  • The molecules convert their kinetic energy into potential energy when they rise into the air just like the ball did.
  • He criticised Descartes' ideas of mechanics and examined what are effectively kinetic energy, potential energy and momentum.

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