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Energy and Power

What's the difference between energy and power?

Nov 25, 2012 5:38 PM
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Energy – is a suorce of power, such as fuel, used for driving machines, providing heat, etc. And energy is ability of matter.

 

The word "Power" has a lot of meanings, but in this context there are:

1) energy that can be collected and used to operate a machine, to make a electricity, etc (nuclear/wind/solar power)

2) the strength or energy contained in smth.

 

by Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

December 1, 2012
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