Zero-point-energy meaning

zîrō-point, zērō-
The irreducible minimum energy possessed by a substance at absolute zero temperature.
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The irreducible minimum energy possessed by a physical system, as of a substance at a temperature of absolute zero. The zero point energy of a vacuum is not zero due to vacuum fluctuations .
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The energy possessed by something at a temperature of absolute zero.
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(physics) The lowest possible energy of any quantum mechanical system; a consequence of the uncertainty principle.
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