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  ( energies    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Energy is the ability and strength to do active physical things and the feeling that you are full of physical power and life.  
He was saving his energy for next week's race in Belgium...     
2       n-uncount   Energy is determination and enthusiasm about doing things.,   (approval)    You have drive and energy for those things you are interested in.     
3       n-count   Your energies are your efforts and attention, which you can direct towards a particular aim.  
usu pl, poss N  
She had started to devote her energies to teaching rather than performing...     
4       n-uncount   Energy is the power from sources such as electricity and coal that makes machines work or provides heat.  
oft N n  
...those who favour nuclear energy..., Oil shortages have brought on an energy crisis...     


energy-efficient      , energy efficient  
A device or building that is energy-efficient uses relatively little energy to provide the power it needs.      adj  
...energy-efficient light bulbs., ...information on how to make your home more energy efficient.     
kinetic energy     
In physics, kinetic energy is the energy that is produced when something moves.     (TECHNICAL)      n-uncount  
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n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
abbr. acron.
Waste to Energy; Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy-from-waste (EfW) is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste
adv.
Supernaturally performed from force of habit or without conscious thought; a portmanteau word formed from "automatically" and "magically"
Wherever he went, flowers automagically materialized in the hands of all nearby women.
nf.
Mozette /moz-ette/ 1. A personality cult movement 2. A feminine adoration of Steven P. Morrissey 3. Followers of a charismatic leader with narcissistic traits, displaying an extraordinary amount of energy.
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