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ELASTIC ENERGY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does elastic energy mean? 

ELASTIC ENERGY (noun)
  The noun ELASTIC ENERGY has 1 sense:

1. potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring)

  Familiarity information: ELASTIC ENERGY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELASTIC ENERGY (noun)


Sense 1elastic energy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

elastic energy; elastic potential energy

Hypernyms ("elastic energy" is a kind of...):

P.E.; potential energy (the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy)


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