Definition of conservation of energy in English:

conservation of energy

Syllabification: con·ser·va·tion of en·er·gy

noun

  • A principle stating that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but can be altered from one form to another.
    More example sentences
    • The first law of thermodynamics is the law of conservation of energy; energy is neither created nor destroyed.
    • This sequence of events does not violate the law of conservation of energy because energy is returned quickly enough to create an overall equilibrium.
    • The discovery of the neutrino was predicted on the basis of the principle of conservation of energy.

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