high-energy


high-energy
adjective
1. of or relating to elementary particles having energies of hundreds of thousands of electron volts
Pertains to noun: ↑energy
2. providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction
Similar to: ↑energetic
3. vigorously energetic or forceful
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a high-octane sales manager

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a high-octane marketing plan

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high-powered executives

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a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur

Similar to: ↑dynamic, ↑dynamical

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1.
a. : having such speed and kinetic energy as to exhibit relativistic departure from classical laws of motion — used especially of elementary particles whose velocity has been imparted by an accelerator
b. : of or relating to high-energy particles

a high-energy reaction

2. : yielding a relatively large amount of energy when undergoing hydrolysis

high-energy phosphate bonds in ATP

3. : dynamic

high-energy music

a high-energy barrage of tales — John Justice


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