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Power 1

Definition: Same as Poor, the fish.

Power 2

Definition: Ability to act, regarded as latent or inherent; the faculty of doing or performing something; capacity for action or performance; capability of producing an effect, whether physical or moral: potency; might; as, a man of great power; the power of capillary attraction; money gives power.

Power 3

Definition: Ability, regarded as put forth or exerted; strength, force, or energy in action; as, the power of steam in moving an engine; the power of truth, or of argument, in producing conviction; the power of enthusiasm.

Power 4

Definition: Capacity of undergoing or suffering; fitness to be acted upon; susceptibility; called also passive power; as, great power of endurance.

Power 5

Definition: The exercise of a faculty; the employment of strength; the exercise of any kind of control; influence; dominion; sway; command; government.

Power 6

Definition: The agent exercising an ability to act; an individual invested with authority; an institution, or government, which exercises control; as, the great powers of Europe; hence, often, a superhuman agent; a spirit; a divinity.

Power 7

Definition: A military or naval force; an army or navy; a great host.

Power 8

Definition: A large quantity; a great number; as, a power o/ good things.

Power 9

Definition: The rate at which mechanical energy is exerted or mechanical work performed, as by an engine or other machine, or an animal, working continuously; as, an engine of twenty horse power.

Power 10

Definition: A mechanical agent; that from which useful mechanical energy is derived; as, water power; steam power; hand power, etc.

Power 11

Definition: Applied force; force producing motion or pressure; as, the power applied at one and of a lever to lift a weight at the other end.

Power 12

Definition: A machine acted upon by an animal, and serving as a motor to drive other machinery; as, a dog power.

Power 13

Definition: The product arising from the multiplication of a number into itself; as, a square is the second power, and a cube is third power, of a number.

Power 14

Definition: Mental or moral ability to act; one of the faculties which are possessed by the mind or soul; as, the power of thinking, reasoning, judging, willing, fearing, hoping, etc.

Power 15

Definition: The degree to which a lens, mirror, or any optical instrument, magnifies; in the telescope, and usually in the microscope, the number of times it multiplies, or augments, the apparent diameter of an object; sometimes, in microscopes, the number of times it multiplies the apparent surface.

Power 16

Definition: An authority enabling a person to dispose of an interest vested either in himself or in another person; ownership by appointment.

Power 17

Definition: Hence, vested authority to act in a given case; as, the business was referred to a committee with power.

power 18

Definition: physical strength

power 19

Definition: 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"

power 20

Definition: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

power 21

Definition: a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

power 22

Definition: a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

power 23

Definition: a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"

power 24

Definition: 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"

power 25

Definition: (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

power 26

Definition: (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"

power 27

Definition: supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"

 

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