power: betydelser og definitioner

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Hvad er power?

Hvad er power?

  • The ability or capacity to perform or act effectively.
  • A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude. Often used in the plural: her powers of concentration.
  • Strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted; might. See Synonyms at strength.
  • The ability or official capacity to exercise control; authority.
  • A person, group, or nation having great influence or control over others: the western powers.
  • The might of a nation, political organization, or similar group.
  • Forcefulness; effectiveness: a novel of unusual power.
  • Chiefly Upper Southern U.S. A large number or amount. See Regional Note at powerful.
  • The energy or motive force by which a physical system or machine is operated: turbines turned by steam power; a sailing ship driven by wind power.
  • The capacity of a system or machine to operate: a vehicle that runs under its own power.
  • Electrical or mechanical energy, especially as used to assist or replace human energy.
  • Electricity supplied to a home, building, or community: a storm that cut off power to the whole region.
  • Physics The rate at which work is done, expressed as the amount of work per unit time and commonly measured in units such as the watt and horsepower.
  • Electricity The product of applied potential difference and current in a direct-current circuit.
  • Electricity The product of the effective values of the voltage and current with the cosine of the phase angle between current and voltage in an alternating-current circuit.
  • Mathematics See exponent.
  • Mathematics The number of elements in a finite set.
  • Statistics The probability of rejecting the null hypothesis where it is false.
  • A measure of the magnification of an optical instrument, such as a microscope or telescope.
  • Christianity The sixth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
  • Archaic An armed force.
  • Of or relating to political, social, or economic control: a power struggle; a power base.
  • Operated with mechanical or electrical energy in place of bodily exertion: a power tool; power car windows.
  • Of or relating to the generation or transmission of electricity: power companies; power lines.
  • Informal Of or relating to influential business or professional practices: a pinstriped suit with a power tie; met with high-level executives at a power breakfast.

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