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joule

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The joule , symbol J , is a derived unit of energy in the International System of Units . It is equal to the energy transferred (or work done) to an object when a force of one newton acts on that object in the direction of its motion through a distance ...

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ For them, energy comes in joules, and force in newtons, but whatever happened to ergs and dynes? ▪ The energy applied in each pulse was 25-30 joules.

Usage examples of joule.

GeV, requires an energy input of about 7,000 joules and a persistent circulating current of 250 amps, if a 20 km deployed superconducting wire coil is used.

When the discharge setting is activated, a stream of particles are released through that lens, a power of about two thousand joules to a three-second burst.

And when one collapses, all those Joules come out at once, one way or another.

They had discovered the X ray, the cathode ray, the electron, and radioactivity, invented the ohm, the watt, the Kelvin, the joule, the amp, and the little erg.