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energy
American English: /ˈɛnərdʒi/
British English: /ˈɛnədʒi/

Translation of energy in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 1.1 (vitality) a woman of great intellectual energy
    una mujer con un gran vigor intelectual
    to work off surplus energy
    quemar energías
    Example sentences
    • The mental activity consumes energy and can, in the event of excess, lead to overstrain.
    • The main modifiable factors affecting energy balance are dietary energy intake and energy expended through physical activity.
    • When people are under stress, they don't have as much energy for physical or mental activity.
    1.2 (power, effort)
    energías (feminine plural)
    to focus one's energy o energies on something
    centrar todas mis ( or sus etc) energías en algo
    she devoted all her energies to getting him out of prison
    se entregó en cuerpo y alma a la tarea de sacarlo de la cárcel
    1.3 (forcefulness)
    Example sentences
    • There is a need to focus mental energies and prepare yourself to face competition.
    • You are a physical person, but you know how to control and use of your physical energies.
    • I was amazed at the creative energies expended in getting people to give and increase their pledges.
  • 2 (Physics) electrical/atomic energy
    energía eléctrica/atómica
    new sources of energy
    nuevas fuentes de energía
    (before noun) (source/supply)
    de energía
    Example sentences
    • These include global warming, energy efficiency and renewable energy resources.
    • It will also provide virtually unlimited energy and material resources for humankind.
    • That efficiency will include solar power, recyclable energy and heat retention.
    Example sentences
    • Why is that electrons radiate electromagnetic energy when they are accelerated?
    • If a particle moves faster than the speed of light, it must create a shockwave, and radiate energy.
    • The protons are set in motion and, being charged, they again deposit energy through electrical interactions.

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