Translation of "energy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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energynoun

uk /ˈen.ə.dʒi/ us /ˈen.ɚ.dʒi/

energy noun (STRENGTH)

B1 [ U ] the power and ability to be physically and mentally active

精力;活力;干劲
Since I started eating more healthily I've got so much more energy. 自从更加注意饮食健康以来,我精力愈发充沛了。
I was going to go out this evening, but I just haven't got the energy. 今晚我本打算出去玩的,可是实在没有力气了。
[ + to infinitive ] I didn't even have the energy to get out of bed. 我连下床的力气都没了。
approving Her writing is full of passion and energy (= enthusiasm). 她的文章中充满激情和活力。
energies [ plural ]

the total of all your power and ability to be mentally and physically active

(全部)精力,力量
I'm going to channel all my energies into getting a better job. 我要全力以赴去找一个好些的工作。

More examples

  • I'm not being lazy - I'm just saving my energy for later.
  • Her experience and energy are a winning combination in business.
  • We were struck by the raw energy of the dancers' performances.
  • For the past month he's been spending all his time and energy on trying to find a job.
  • I'd like to go out this evening, but I don't think I've got the energy.

energy noun (POWER)

B1 the power from something such as electricity or oil that can do work, such as providing light and heat

能,能量;能源
The energy generated by the windmill drives all the drainage pumps. 风车产生的能量为所有的排水泵提供动力。
energy conservation/efficiency. 节能/能源使用效率
nuclear energy 核能

More examples

  • Solar power is the conversion of the sun's energy into heat and electricity.
  • Plutonium is a fuel used to produce nuclear energy.
  • The exploration for new sources of energy is vital for the future of our planet.
  • Many countries are starting to turn their attention to new forms of energy.
  • We must invest more in renewable energy sources such as wind and wave power.

(Translation of “energy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)