Thermal-energy meaning

Thermal energy is the energy that is generated and measured by heat.

An example of thermal energy is the kinetic energy of an atom.

An example of thermal energy is the chemical energy in a molecule.

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(physics) The internal energy of a system in thermodynamic equilibrium due to its temperature.
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(military) The energy released by an explosion.
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(engineering) A form of energy; sensible energy; heat.
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