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Overview of noun energy

The noun energy has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (31) energy, free energy

((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")

2. (8) energy, vigor, vigour, zip

(forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip")

3. (6) energy, push, get-up-and-go

(enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy")

4. (2) energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim

(an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style")

5. energy, vim, vitality

(a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor")

6. energy

(any source of usable power; "the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy")

7. Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy, DOE

(the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977)

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