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kinetic energy
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  • The conversion of potential energy to kinetic energy is what drives the roller coaster, and all of the kinetic energy you need for the ride is present once the coaster descends the first hill...Once you're underway, different types of wheels help keep the ride smooth.†   (source)
  • His heart still pounded its familiar, steady rhythm, but the blood being pushed through his veins seemed to thrum under her touch with the kinetic energy of a fire just about to catch.†   (source)
  • Unable to stop grinning, she ran her words together with kinetic energy.†   (source)
  • They were kinetic energy weapons.†   (source)
  • At all other times her body seemed to obey the physical law that kinetic energy increases mass.†   (source)
  • A bullet, as I'm sure you already know, does what it does because the gun it's fired from gives it a large amount of kinetic energy.†   (source)
  • A Swedish engineer, Carl Gustav De Laval, had shown that by adding a divergent passage to a converging nozzle (one that necked down to a narrow throat) the expansion of the fluid (or gas) coming out of the throat would be transformed into jet kinetic energy.†   (source)
  • Electrical energy carried to the cars from the grid is converted to kinetic energy, some of which is converted to heat.†   (source)
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