Definition of Rest energy

1. Noun. The energy equivalent to the mass of a particle at rest in an inertial frame of reference; equal to the rest mass times the square of the speed of light.

Generic synonyms: Energy, Free Energy



Definition of Rest energy

1. Noun. (physics) The energy of the mass component of a body at rest; equal to the product its rest mass and the square of the speed of light ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest Energy

resprung
ressaldar
ressaldars
ressentiment
ressentiments
rest
rest's of Serres
rest-cure
rest-harrow
rest.
rest area
rest bite
rest day
rest energy (current term)
rest his soul
rest home
rest homes
rest house
rest in peace
rest jaw relation
rest nitrogen
rest on
rest on one's laurels
rest pain
rest period
rest position

Literary usage of Rest energy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin and Its Meaning: On the Origin of the Universe and Its Mechanics by Roger Ellman (2004)
"... [Kinetic Form] ¡Energy in Rest Form rest energy Lost Step 1 Energy in [Rest Form rest energy Lost Step ij rest energy "Kinetic Energy" "Kinetic Energy" ..."

2. The London Lancet: A Journal of British and Foreign Medical and Chemical (1872)
"... potential energy, energy at rest— energy capable of doing work but not doing it. In a bent crossbow there is potential ..."

3. A Treatise on Food and Dietetics Physiologically and Therapeutically Considered by Frederick William Pavy (1881)
"By potential energy, energy at rest—energy capable of doing work, but not doing it. In a bent cross-bow there is potential energy—energy in a state of rest, ..."

4. A treatise on food and dietetics, physiologically and therapeutically considered by Frederick William Pavy (1874)
"By potential energy, energy at rest—energy capable of doing work, but not doing it. In a bent crossbow there is potential energy—energy in a state of rest, ..."

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