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[en-er-jet-iks] /ˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics that deals with energy.
Origin of energetics
1850-55; see energetic, -ics
Related forms
energeticist, noun
[en-er-ji-tis-tik] /ˌɛn ər dʒɪˈtɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective Unabridged
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  • The challenge turns out to be energetics, although in a somewhat more subtle way.
  • Heat has been added to the system, and the energetics are now at a higher state.
  • How the body works can be approached in different ways, from medical perspectives to energetics, from ecology to evolution.
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  • The occurrence of large crystals is largely a matter of energetics.
British Dictionary definitions for energetics


(functioning as sing) the branch of science concerned with energy and its transformations
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