- [U]活力,干劲,能力 the quality of being full of life and action; power and ability to do a lot of work or be physically active
- [P]精力 the power which one can use in working
- [U]能,能量,能源 the power which can do work, such as drive machines or provide
- (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"
- forceful exertion;
"he plays tennis with great energy"
"he's full of zip"
- enterprising or ambitious drive;
"Europeans often laugh at American energy"
- an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing);
"his writing conveys great energy"
"a remarkable muscularity of style"
- a healthy capacity for vigorous activity;
"jogging works off my excess energy"
"he seemed full of vim and vigor"
- any source of usable power;
"the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"
- the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
- Young people usually have more energy than the old.
- Auckland is a city full of energy.
- The industry felt the effects of the energy crisis.
- He gave a lecture on the use of solar energy.
The manager listened carefully to Edison's plan and admired him for his energy and enthusiasm.
She is blessed with immense talent and boundless energy.
He didn't know how to blow off his superfluous energy.
Since you are going to fight a hard battle, now you should conserve your strength and store up your energy.
They invested time and energy in the election campaign.
He was always overflowing with energy.
The lads' energy pleased him but their recklessness worried him.
They poured their energies into religious reform.
It was found necessary to retire several generals who lacked energy and enterprise.
She flung all her energy〔energies〕 into her work.
Plants absorb energy from the sun.
The energy released by the chain reaction is transformed into heat.
We'll bend to translating a book on atomic energy.
The fuel shortage awoke the country to the need for developing atomic energy.
Einstein's theory links energy with mass and velocity of light.
Scientists realized that it was possible to obtain energy by splitting the atom.
New machines were introduced into the factory. As a result, not only were time and energy saved but production was greatly increased.
World energy demand is increasing at a rate of about 3％ per year.
I didn't have the energy to disagree with her.
- produce energy 产生能量
- provide energy for 为…提供能量
- reduce energy 减少能量
- store up energy 贮存能量
- use the energy 利用能量
- devote one's energy to 致力于
- direct one's energy to 致力于
- have much energy 精力充沛
- pour energy into 把精力倾注于
- work with energy 努力工作
- youthful energy 年轻人的活力
Institutions which could bear and breed such men as Lincoln and Emerson had surely some energy for good.出自：J. R. Lowell
A sparse, dark wiry figure, charged with nervous energy.出自：A. Koestler
- energy作“能力”解时,其后面可用动词不定式作定语,但不可用 v -ing形式。
- energy, force, might, power, strength, vigour
这组词的共同意思是“能”“能量”“精力”。其区别在于:1.energy在物理学定义中为“能”“能量”,用于生理学上指“精力”。2.power系一般用语,可指动力、思维能力等各种力量或能力。例如:A car needs a lot of power to go fast.汽车高速行驶需要很大动力。Every normal, healthy person has power to think.每一个正常、健康的人都有思维能力。3.strength指某人或某物所具有的内在力量,可指体力、力气或抽象的力量。例如:He hasn't got enough strength to get out of bed.他没有足够的力气下床。At last his strength gave out.他的体力终于不支了。He has strength of character.他性格坚强。Union is strength.团结就是力量。4.force指的是物质或精神力量,多指为做成某事而使用的力量,也常指武力。例如:We had to use force to get into the house.我们不得不强行进屋。Some of them forced their way into our office.他们中有些人强行进入我们的办公室。His arguments forced them to admit he was right.他的论据迫使他们承认他是对的。The thief forced her to hand over the money.贼强迫她把钱交出来。5.might指“力量”“威力”“强权”“权势”等,既可指人体的力量,也可指政治、军事等的强大而产生的威力,其程度要比其他几个词强。例如:The army fought bravely, but it was crushed by the might of its powerful enemy.军队勇敢地战斗,但最终还是被敌人强大的势力所摧垮。They would have little chance to survive against our might.在我们的强大力量面前,他们几乎无法继续生存下去。The work was so difficult that it was beyond my might.这项工作太难了,它超出了我的能力。The competition is strong and we must study with all our might.竞争是强有力的,我们须尽全力地学习。6.vigour指生命产生的力量,常译为“活力”。例如:He is full of vigour.他充满了活力。
- ☆ 16世纪90年进代入英语，直接源自中古法语的energie；最初源自古希腊语的energeia，意为行为，举措。