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Definition of power
powerAccumulation Ac*cu`mu*la"tion, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F.
1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated,
or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of
earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
2. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
Accumulation of energy or power, the storing of energy by
means of weights lifted or masses put in motion;
An accumulation of degrees (Eng. Univ.), the taking of
several together, or at smaller intervals than usual or
than is allowed by the rules. PowerPower Pow"er, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Same as Poor, the fish. PowerPower Pow"er, n. [OE. pouer, poer, OF. poeir, pooir, F.
pouvoir, n. & v., fr. LL. potere, for L. posse, potesse, to
be able, to have power. See Possible, Potent, and cf.
1. 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. ``One next himself in power, and next in
2. 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. ``The power
of fancy.' --Shak.
3. Capacity of undergoing or suffering; fitness to be acted
upon; susceptibility; -- called also passive power; as,
great power of endurance.
Power, then, is active and passive; faculty is
active power or capacity; capacity is passive power.
4. The exercise of a faculty; the employment of strength; the
exercise of any kind of control; influence; dominion;
sway; command; government.
Power is no blessing in itself but when it is
employed to protect the innocent. --Swift.
5. 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.
``The powers of darkness.' --Milton.
And the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.
6. A military or naval force; an army or navy; a great host.
Never such a power . . . Was levied in the body of a
Meaning of power from wikipedia
to: social sciences
(social and political), the ability
to control people
or events. power
- girl got game, originally published
as power!, is a manga series written
by shizuru seino
- date january
2012 the powers
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- power. (known as critical
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- in politics
and social science
is the ability
of people. the term authority
used for power
- in physics
is the rate at which energy
is transferred, used, or transformed. the unit of power
is the joule
- electric power
is the rate at which electric energy
by an electric circuit
. the si unit of power
is the watt , one
- a power station
to as a generating
plant) is an industrial facility
- power metal
is a subgenre
of heavy metal combining characteristics
of traditional metal
with speed metal
, often within symphonic
- nuclear power
is the use of sustained nuclear fission
heat and electricity
. nuclear power plant
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5.7% of the