HyperDic: p]e]

English > 1 sense of the word P.E.:
NOUNphenomenonP.E., potential energythe mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position
English > P.E.: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy.
Synonympotential energy
Narrowerelastic energy, elastic potential energypotential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring)
Broadermechanical energyEnergy in a mechanical form
Spanishenergía potencial
Catalanenergia potencial

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