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zero-point energy


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The irreducible minimum energy possessed by a substance at absolute zero temperature.

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  • noun The energy possessed by something at a temperature of absolute zero
  • noun physics The lowest possible energy of any quantum mechanical system; a consequence of the uncertainty principle


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