Translation of energy in Spanish:

energy

energía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛnədʒi//ˈɛnərdʒi/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(vitality)

      energía feminine
      a woman of great intellectual energy una mujer con un gran vigor intelectual
      • to work off surplus energy quemar energías
      • A way of limiting the amount of time and energy spent on the activity.
      • If you think there is no way of having the energy and strength you desire, think again.
      • The main modifiable factors affecting energy balance are dietary energy intake and energy expended through physical activity.
      • Diane would have made me go anyway, and I didn't posses enough mental or physical energy to put up a fight.
      • And few here have either the energy or strength to walk that far in a scorching African sun.
      • We want to encourage people to donate their time and energy to voluntary activities and we want to see voluntary organisations free to do the work they are set up to do.
      • A man may want to do much, but he has only so much time, only so much mental and physical energy.
      • What I was about to do would require a lot of energy, stamina, and vocal power.
      • Combining this dish with oatcakes or wholegrain bread makes a perfect protein meal, which will sustain energy longer.
      • It allows him to drain his opponents of any form of energy that they possess.
      • I'm really looking forward to working in London - so much energy and activity on the doorstep.
      • She felt weak, as if she had just spent every bit of energy she had ever possessed.
      • No job was ever too big for her to tackle, and at the end of a long day she still had energy for the social activities she so greatly enjoyed.
      • Communities and voluntary organisations often contain the necessary energy and enthusiasm required to make a difference.
      • When people are under stress, they don't have as much energy for physical or mental activity.
      • He possessed formidable physical and mental energy, tremendous discipline.
      • The mental activity consumes energy and can, in the event of excess, lead to overstrain.
      • After six hours of work at school, students have little mental and physical energy to do more work at home.
      • Commentators explained that this gave them instant and sustained energy.
      • From this position very little strength or energy is required for him to complete the throw.

    • 1.2(power, effort)

      energías feminine
      to focus one's energy or energies on sth centrar todas mis (or sus etc.) energías en algo
      • she devoted all her energies to getting him out of prison se entregó en cuerpo y alma a la tarea de sacarlo de la cárcel
      • She rolls her eyes and buries her energies in consuming her noodles.
      • When he was able finally to go home, the reunion with his father absorbed his energies.
      • You are a physical person, but you know how to control and use of your physical energies.
      • There is a need to focus mental energies and prepare yourself to face competition.
      • I was amazed at the creative energies expended in getting people to give and increase their pledges.
      • You combine different aspects and integrate energies to bring success after a period of struggle.
      • Feeling unable to change the situation in my life, I started to channel all my energies into controlling my weight.
      • He returned to the unquestioning dream world of his childhood and put his energies, at last, into this book.
      • The competition for children's minds and energies is so different to my early years.

    • 1.3(forcefulness)

      energía feminine

  • 2

    Physics
    energía feminine
    (source/supply) (before noun) de energía
    electrical/atomic energy energía eléctrica/atómica
    • new sources of energy nuevas fuentes de energía
    • However, some are still not efficient enough to turn chemical energy into mechanical power.
    • The first is that, like oil, nuclear energy is a finite resource.
    • Their strategy was for the first round to rely heavily on nuclear electricity and energy efficiency.
    • These include global warming, energy efficiency and renewable energy resources.
    • It would provide enough energy to power about 29,000 homes.
    • The waste recycling plant, it is claimed, would provide enough energy to run the new factory and power the whole village.
    • Fuel cells directly produce power by converting chemical energy into electrical energy.
    • At first, the program focused mainly on the use of nuclear energy for power generation.
    • A rational and practical management of energy resources is imperative.
    • Why not have a look at the real solutions such as renewable power sources and better energy efficiency?
    • Why is that electrons radiate electromagnetic energy when they are accelerated?
    • We should be finding cleaner energy resources, but in a responsible manner.
    • It will also provide virtually unlimited energy and material resources for humankind.
    • The protons are set in motion and, being charged, they again deposit energy through electrical interactions.
    • I'm delighted that our local communities and voluntary groups are taking the lead on renewable energy for lighting and heating.
    • These convert infrared, ultraviolet and visible light into energy at a higher efficiency.
    • If a particle moves faster than the speed of light, it must create a shockwave, and radiate energy.
    • This system provides higher reliability and improved energy efficiency.
    • That efficiency will include solar power, recyclable energy and heat retention.
    • So I began to worry about where all the energy for lighting, powering the machines and everything came from.
    • At the same time, there is a increase in the efficiency with which energy is converted to heat.
    • They has previously used nuclear energy to power spacecraft but never in a propulsion system.
    • Wood provided needed energy for heat, fuel, and cooking as well as for construction of houses, tools, furniture, and ships.
    • That means that regardless of how much energy the electron has, it could never hope to be able to exit the box.
    • These recharge 40 lithium batteries that provide the energy to power its two propellers.