energy


energy
a property of a body related to its ability to move a force through a distance opposite the force's direction; energy is the product of the magnitude of the force times the distance.
- band gap energy - bonding energy - elastic energy - free energy - internal energy - kinetic energy - potential energy

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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