What is Potencial energy?

Potential Energy is exactly as it sounds, right now, i am using my potential Energy to use chemical energy stored in my body and converting it into kinetic energy to type this sentence, i am also using potential energy in converting chemical energy again into electrical energy in my brain to think about what i am typing. potential energy is when energy is stored somewhere in some form for release... a stone lying on the floor has very little or no potential energy, if i pick it up i have just loaded it with the potential energy that it will emit when i drop it in the form of kinetic (because it moves) and Sound Energy (because it'll make a noise when it hits the floor) and trace amounts of heat energy because of friction ect...Hope that helps