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Found Energy 5 times.

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1. Energy coupling
The tranfer of energy produced in one reaction to another.

2. Energy dissipater
A device which fits on the downstream end of a culvert pipe or sluiceway which reduces the hydraulic energy of high velocity water flows. Arranging for the discharge to strike a large rock, log, etc., can also dissipate the energy of the flow. This is sometimes used in the absence of a downspout on the downstream end of a culvert or sluiceway to prevent severe erosion of a stream bank where the outlet is high above natural stream grade.

3. Energy flow
The movement of energy through a community via feeding relationships.

4. Energy of activation
The minimum amount of energy required for a given reaction to occur; varies from reaction to reaction.

5. Energy
The ability to bring about changes or to do work.

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