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rest energy

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The energy equivalent of the rest mass of a body, equal to the rest mass multiplied by the speed of light squared.
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Noun1.rest energy - the energy equivalent to the mass of a particle at rest in an inertial frame of reference; equal to the rest mass times the square of the speed of light
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
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Fourth, the permanent nature of the absorption-emission process imply a remnant random trembling motion, whose energy in the particle-bound reference frame, in the case of a free electron, is the well-known rest energy
The first term in (34) is connected with the rest energy and kinetic energy of substance.
A huge demand was seen for contemporary artists with sales of Subodh Gupta's Cascading Water from Hauser & Wirth; Anish Kapoor's Untitled 2012 and Marina Abramovic's Rest Energy, both from Lisson Gallery; an untitled work by Keith Haring from Galerie Enrico Navarra; and Lee Ufan's Dialogue from Kamel Mennour Gallery.
Each colliding proton and antiproton will carry half the amount, more than 1,000 times its own rest energy.
According to equations (281), the accompanying particle has rest energy [E.