using electrical power in an efficient or economical way
1. a program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy encouraging the manufacture of electric and electronic appliances and devices, as refrigerators or personal computers, that can reduce their energy consumption.
noun 1. a comparative level of capacity for vigorous activity: The child has a high energy level. 2. Also called energy state. Physics. one of a quantized series of states in which matter may exist, each having constant energy and separated from others in the series by finite quantities of energy. noun (physics) 1. a […]
- Energy vampire
noun the electric power consumed by electronic appliances while they are switched off or in a standby mode; also called standby power , [phantom load] Examples A very common energy vampire is a power adapter which has no power-off switch.
[verb en-er-veyt; adjective ih-nur-vit] /verb ˈɛn ərˌveɪt; adjective ɪˈnɜr vɪt/ verb (used with object), enervated, enervating. 1. to deprive of force or strength; destroy the vigor of; weaken. Synonyms: enfeeble, debilitate, sap, exhaust. adjective 2. . verb (ˈɛnəˌveɪt) 1. (transitive) to deprive of strength or vitality; weaken physically or mentally; debilitate adjective (ɪˈnɜːvɪt) 2. deprived […]