Noun Definition

energy

1.Definition: (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs

"Energy can take a wide variety of forms"

Category: General

2.Definition: a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

"Jogging works off my excess energy", "He seemed full of vim and vigor"

Related Noun(s):vitality, vim

Category: General

3.Definition: an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

"His writing conveys great energy", "A remarkable muscularity of style"

Related Noun(s):vim, vigor, vigour, muscularity

Category: General

4.Definition: any source of usable power

"The DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"

Category: General

5.Definition: enterprising or ambitious drive

"Europeans often laugh at American energy"

Related Noun(s):push

Category: General

6.Definition: forceful exertion

"He plays tennis with great energy", "He's full of zip"

Related Noun(s):vigor, zip, vigour

Category: General

7.Definition: the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

Related Noun(s):doe

Category: General