Synonyms for energy
ˈɛn ər dʒien·er·gy
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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.7 / 3 votes
Power is the most general term of this group, including every quality, property, or faculty by which any change, effect, or result is, or may be, produced; as, the power of the legislature to enact laws, or of the executive to enforce them; the power of an acid to corrode a metal; the power of a polished surface to reflect light. Ability is nearly coextensive with power, but does not reach the positiveness and vigor that may be included in the meaning of power, ability often implying latent, as distinguished from active power; we speak of an exertion of power, but not of an exertion of ability. Power and ability include capacity, which is power to receive; but ability is often distinguished from capacity, as power that may be manifested in doing, as capacity is in receiving; one may have great capacity for acquiring knowledge, and yet not possess ability to teach. Efficiency is active power to effect a definite result, the power that actually does, as distinguished from that which may do. Competency is equal to the occasion, readiness prompt for the occasion. Faculty is an inherent quality of mind or body; talent, some special mental ability. Dexterity and skill are readiness and facility in action, having a special end; talent is innate, dexterity and skill are largely acquired. Our abilities include our natural capacity, faculties, and talents, with all the dexterity, skill, and readiness that can be acquired. Efficacy is the power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it; as, the efficacy of a drug. Efficiency is effectual agency, competent power; efficiency is applied in mechanics as denoting the ratio of the effect produced to the power expended in producing it; but this word is chiefly used of intelligent agents as denoting the quality that brings all one's power to bear promptly and to the best purpose on the thing to be done. Compare ADDRESS; DEXTERITY; SKILFUL.
ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, cleverness, cogency, competency, dexterity, efficacy, efficiency, expertness, faculty, force, might, power, qualification, readiness, skill, strength, susceptibility, talent
Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes
energy, free energynoun
(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"
energy, vigor, vigour, zipnoun
"he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip"
postal code, vigor, muscularity, zip, vitality, goose egg, dynamism, postcode, naught, aught, zero, cipher, nix, cypher, nil, vigour, get-up-and-go, slide fastener, null, zip fastener, zipper, heartiness, vim, zilch, zippo, nothing, nada, push, free energy
energy, push, get-up-and-gonoun
enterprising or ambitious drive
"Europeans often laugh at American energy"
energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vimnoun
an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
"his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
energy, vim, vitalitynoun
a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
"jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
any source of usable power
"the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"
Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy, DOEnoun
the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
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Some of the biggest national security questions facing the country run through Piketon and Kemmerer, a Post-Soviet dealAmerican reliance on foreign enriched uranium echoes its competitive disadvantages on microchips and the critical minerals used to make electric batteries — two essential components of the global energy transition.But in the case of uranium enrichment, United States once had an advantage and chose to give it up.In the 1950s, as the nuclear era began in earnest, Piketon became the site of one of two enormous enrichment facilities in the Ohio River Valley region, where a process called gaseous diffusion was used.Meanwhile, the Soviet Union developed centrifuges in a secret program, relying on a team of German physicists and engineers captured toward the end of World War II. Its centrifuges proved to be 20 times as energy efficient as gaseous diffusion. By the end of the Cold War, United States and Russia had roughly equal enrichment capacities, but huge differences in the cost of production.In 1993, Washington and Moscow signed an agreement, dubbed Megatons to Megawatts, in which United States purchased and imported much of Russia’s enormous glut of weapons-grade uranium, which United States then downgraded to use in power plants. This provided the U.S. with cheap fuel and Moscow with cash, and was seen as a de-escalatory gesture.But it also destroyed the profitability of America’s inefficient enrichment facilities, which were eventually shuttered. Then, instead of investing in upgraded centrifuges in United States, successive administrations kept buying from Russia.ImageA mural celebrates Piketon’s gaseous diffusion plant, long ago shuttered, and United States role in the local economy.Credit... Brian Kaiser for The New York TimesImageIn the lobby at Piketon plant, a miniature display of new centrifuges.Credit... Brian Kaiser for The New York TimesThe centrifuge plant in Piketon, operated by Centrus Energy, occupies a corner of the site of the old gaseous diffusion facility. Building United States to United States full potential would create thousands of jobs, according to Centrus Energy. And it could produce the kinds of enriched uranium needed in both current and new-age nuclear plants.Lacking Piketon’s output, plants like TerraPower’s would have to look to foreign producers, like France, that might be a more politically acceptable and reliable supplier than Russia, but would also be more expensive.TerraPower sees itself as integral to phasing out climate-warming fossil fuels in electricity. Its reactor would include a sodium-based battery that would allow the plant to ramp up electricity production on demand, offsetting fluctuations in wind or solar production elsewhere.It is part of the energy transition that coal-country senators like Mr. Manchin and John Barrasso, a Wyoming Republican, are keen to fix as they eye nuclear replacements for lost coal jobs and revenue. While Mr. Manchin in particular has complicated the Biden administration’s efforts to quicken the transition away from fossil fuels, he also pushed back against colleagues, mostly Democrats, who are skeptical of nuclear power’s role in that transition, partly because of the radioactive waste it creates.
Only when you go beyond Mind, will you be able to respect the energy that inhabits us; until then you will either exploit others with your energy or will deplete your energy, leading a purposeless life!”
The physical world of matter is a reality. But it is a reality within a larger reality. Matter is made of energy. Everything in the universe is made of energy. We have consciousness. We are consciousness aware of itself. We are pure conscious energy. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed. So, we are immortal pure conscious energy. We have existed before our human incarnation, and we will still exist after. We are immortal pure conscious energy.
When you are with Candy, she is energy, she has harnessed that energy and is doing so much with it to inspire others. The energy was always there, sometimes working for her, sometimes against her. But once she cleared the noise and eliminated the self-sabotage, she harnessed that energy and now uses it in ways that truly serve her community, herself, her clients, family, friends. It's a powerful, positive force.
Ben Carson is super low energy, right? He's super low, super low energy. We need tremendous energy. We need tremendous energy.
Translations for energy
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- сила, енергияBulgarian
- energiaCatalan, Valencian
- énergie, courageFrench
- enerzjyWestern Frisian
- neart, brìgh, lùthsScottish Gaelic
- enèjiHaitian Creole
- ուժ, էներգիա, եռանդ, կորովArmenian
- tenaga, energiIndonesian
- forza, energiaItalian
- エネルギー, 動力Japanese
- 에너지, 에네르기Korean
- енергија, energijaSerbo-Croatian
- erke, güç, enerjiTurkish
- năng lượngVietnamese
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