high-energy definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning primary particles with energies surpassing thousands of electron volts.
    • Yielding a lot of power upon undergoing chemical response.
    • energetic; powerful.
    • of an elementary particle, or the equivalent electromagnetic radiation, having a power higher than a hundred thousand electron volts
    • producing a great deal of power (whenever reacting)
    • vigorous, energetic or powerful
    • vigorously lively or powerful
    • of or regarding elementary particles having energies of thousands of electron volts
    • supplying a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical response

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