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 for Energy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Energy \En"er*gy\, n.; pl. Energies. [F. ['e]nergie, LL.
     energia, fr. Gr.?, fr. ? active; ? in + ? work. See In, and
     1. Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating,
        or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men
        possessing energies may suffer them to lie inactive.
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              The great energies of nature are known to us only by
              their effects.                        --Paley.
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     2. Power efficiently and forcibly exerted; vigorous or
        effectual operation; as, the energy of a magistrate.
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     3. Strength of expression; force of utterance; power to
        impress the mind and arouse the feelings; life; spirit; --
        said of speech, language, words, style; as, a style full
        of energy.
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     4. (Physics) Capacity for performing work.
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     Note: The kinetic energy of a body is the energy it has in
           virtue of being in motion. It is measured by one half
           of the product of the mass of each element of the body
           multiplied by the square of the velocity of the
           element, relative to some given body or point. The
           available kinetic energy of a material system
           unconnected with any other system is that energy which
           is due to the motions of the parts of the system
           relative to its center of mass. The potential energy of
           a body or system is that energy which is not kinetic;
           -- energy due to configuration. Kinetic energy is
           sometimes called actual energy. Kinetic energy is
           exemplified in the vis viva of moving bodies, in heat,
           electric currents, etc.; potential energy, in a bent
           spring, or a body suspended a given distance above the
           earth and acted on by gravity.
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     Accumulation, Conservation, Correlation, & Degradation
     of energy, etc. (Physics) See under Accumulation,
        Conservation, Correlation, etc.
     Syn: Force; power; potency; vigor; strength; spirit;
          efficiency; resolution.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (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" [syn: energy, free energy]
      2: forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's
         full of zip" [syn: energy, vigor, vigour, zip]
      3: enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at
         American energy" [syn: energy, push, get-up-and-go]
      4: an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing);
         "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity
         of style" [syn: energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour,
      5: a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off
         my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor" [syn:
         energy, vim, vitality]
      6: any source of usable power; "the DOE is responsible for
         maintaining the energy policy"
      7: the federal department responsible for maintaining a national
         energy policy of the United States; created in 1977 [syn:
         Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy, DOE]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  148 Moby Thesaurus words for "energy":
     activity, amperage, animation, application, ardor, armipotence,
     assiduity, assiduousness, authority, beef, birr, black power,
     breeziness, briskness, brute force, bubbliness, charge, charisma,
     clout, cogence, cogency, compulsion, concentration, dash,
     decisiveness, determination, diligence, dint, drive, duress,
     dynamism, ebullience, effect, effectiveness, effectuality,
     effervescence, efficacy, effort, elan, elbow grease, endeavor,
     endurance, energeticalness, exertion, fervor, flower power, force,
     force majeure, forcefulness, fortitude, full blast, full force,
     get-up-and-go, go, guts, gutsiness, hard pull, hardihood,
     hardiness, heartiness, indefatigability, industriousness, industry,
     influence, intensity, intestinal fortitude, laboriousness, life,
     liveliness, long pull, lustihood, lustiness, main force,
     main strength, mana, might, might and main, mightiness, moxie,
     muscle, muscle power, nerve and sinew, obstinacy, pains, pep,
     peppiness, piss and vinegar, pizzazz, poop, potence, potency,
     potentiality, power, power pack, power structure, power struggle,
     powerfulness, prepotency, productiveness, productivity, puissance,
     pull, punch, push, relentlessness, robustness, ruggedness,
     sedulity, sedulousness, sinew, spirit, spiritedness, sprightliness,
     stalwartness, stamina, staying power, steam, sticking power,
     stoutness, strength, strength of will, strenuousness, strong arm,
     sturdiness, superiority, superpower, tirelessness, toughness,
     trouble, tuck, unsparingness, validity, vehemence, verve, vigor,
     vigorousness, vim, virility, virtue, virulence, vitality,
     vivaciousness, vivacity, wattage, weight, zealousness, zing, zip

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Energy, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    1175
     Housing Units (2000): 519
     Land area (2000):     1.185826 sq. miles (3.071276 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.008844 sq. miles (0.022907 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.194670 sq. miles (3.094183 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            24166
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             37.772398 N, 89.025519 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Energy, IL

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