- Its symbol is W. A transfer of energy from one body or system to another, which results from one body or system exerting a force which moves the other in the direction of said force. It calculated by the following formula: W = Fd, where F is force, and d is distance. Its SI unit it the joule, but various other units are often encountered, such as ergs, calories, kilogram-meters, or electronvolts.
- To function or operate. Also, proper function or operation.
- To cause to function or operate.
- symbol W
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