Meaning of “potential energy” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “potential energy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"potential energy" in American English

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potential energynoun [ U ]

us /pəˈten·tʃəl ˈen·ər·dʒi/

physics the energy stored by something because of its position compared with other objects, its condition, or its electrical charge

(Definition of “potential energy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)