energy-releasing

Definitions of energy-releasing
  1. adjective
    (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy
    synonyms: exoergic
    exothermal, exothermic, heat-releasing
    (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat
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    Antonyms:
    endoergic, energy-absorbing
    (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy
    endothermal, endothermic, heat-absorbing
    (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat
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  2. adjective
    of or relating to catabolism
    synonyms: destructive-metabolic
    catabolic, katabolic
    characterized by destructive metabolism
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