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general semantics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
A discipline developed by Alfred Korzybski that proposes to improve human behavioral responses through a more critical use of words and symbols.
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"The energy of a 500-kilogram spacecraft moving at 5 kilometers per second is about 100 times greater than the gravitational energy binding Apophis together." An impact could fracture the asteroid, leaving large fragments headed toward Earth.
In this way, the team controlled the energy binding the electrons to the lithium atom's nucleus.