- An example of mechanical energy is the power of a football flying through the air.
- An example of mechanical energy is a wrecking ball that is swung backwards away from a building. As the ball is swung backwards using mechanical energy, potential energy is stored. When the ball is swung forwards to wreck the building, this is kinetic energy.
The definition of mechanical energy is power that an object gets from its position and motion.
(plural mechanical energies)
- (physics) The sum of the potential energy and kinetic energy of a body or system