high-energy

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high-energy adj.

  1. Of or relating to elementary particles with energies exceeding hundreds of thousands of electron volts.

  2. Yielding a large amount of energy upon undergoing chemical reaction.

  3. Vigorous; dynamic.

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high-energy

adjective
1. of or relating to elementary particles having energies of hundreds of thousands of electron volts 
2. providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction 
3. vigorously energetic or forceful; "a high-octane sales manager"; "a high-octane marketing plan"; "high-powered executives"; "a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur" [syn: high-octane
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