kinetic energy

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From Ancient Greek κινητικός ‎(kinētikós, kinetic) + ενέργεια ‎(enérgeia, energy).

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kinetic energy ‎(plural kinetic energies)

  1. (physics) The energy possessed by an object because of its motion, equal to one half the mass of the body times the square of its velocity.

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