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high-energy

adj.
1. Of or relating to elementary particles with energies exceeding hundreds of thousands of electron volts.
2. Yielding a large amount of energy upon undergoing chemical reaction.
3. Vigorous; dynamic.
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As a pulsar rotates, it emits high-energy radiation into the cosmic void, similar to a lighthouse, casting beams of light.
When both groups of rats were presented the problems again, the rats that became obese from the high-energy diet performed much more poorly than the non-obese rats did on the problem designed to test hippocampal-dependent learning and memory.
These streams of high-energy particles collide with atoms (smallest unit of an element) in Earth's atmosphere.
Ward's ideal--lacks CEI's high-energy coil-on-plug ignition system.
After warming up, swimming, hiking, or other high-energy activities would be appropriate.
The sugar molecule then under-goes the kind of change that concentrates the energy in the phosphate group, so that a high-energy phosphate is formed.
The ideal high-energy laser technology -- that QPC is currently developing -- is highly efficient, lightweight and compact.
They have actually found a new way to detect high-energy cosmic rays," New Scientist quoted Francis Halzen of the University of Wisconsin in Madison as saying.
The tests will be done with a surrogate laser weapon; the actual high-energy laser is slated to be installed on the aircraft in 2007, according to the Missile Defense Agency.
Now, Smith and his colleagues have analyzed portions of data gathered by another gamma ray-detecting satellite, which was launched in 2002 to study high-energy emissions of solar flares.
The flurry of high-energy particles and magnetism triggered auroras (colored lights in the sky, usually seen near Earth's poles) for sky watchers as far south as Texas (see diagram, right).
Bonded ferrite sales are also said to continue to expand, as new high-energy grades open new applications for low cost motors and for new signage, sealing, toy, xerography and sensor/actuator applications.

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