the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States
created in 1977
- department of energy - energy department
any source of usable power
"the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"
a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
"jogging works off my excess energy"
"he seemed full of vim and vigor"
an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
"his writing conveys great energy"
"a remarkable muscularity of style"
enterprising or ambitious drive
"Europeans often laugh at American energy"
- get up and go
"he plays tennis with great energy"
"he's full of zip"
(physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work
the units of energy are joules or ergs
"energy can take a wide variety of forms"
- free energy