Definition of power

Definitions of power on the Web:

  • possession of controlling influence; “the deterrent power of nuclear weapons”; “the power of his love saved her”; “his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade”
  • (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
  • ability: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; “danger heightened his powers of discrimination”
  • office: (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; “being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage”; “during his first year in office”; “during his first year in power”; “the power of the president”
  • one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; “the mysterious presence of an evil power”; “may the force be with you”; “the forces of evil”
  • exponent: a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
  • might: physical strength
  • world power: a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
  • supply the force or power for the functioning of; “The gasoline powers the engines”
  • baron: a very wealthy or powerful businessman; “an oil baron”
  • POWER is a RISC instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by IBM. The name is an acronym for Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC.
  • Girl Got Game (originally published in Japan as Power!!) is a manga series written and illustrated by Shizuru Seino. Originally serialized in Bessatsu Friend from 1999 until 2002, the individual chapters were collected and published in ten tankōbon volumes by Kodansha. …!!
  • Power! (known as Critical Mass in Europe) is a computer game developed by Accolade in 1985 for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.!
  • In physics, power is the rate at which work is performed or energy is converted.

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