Definition of


  1. (noun, phenomenon) the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy

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Synonyms of P.e.

potential energy

Alternate forms of P.e.

Hyponyms: elastic energy, elastic potential energy

Hypernyms: mechanical energy

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