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powers, plural;
  1. Supply (a device) with mechanical or electrical energy
    • - the car is powered by a fuel-injected 3.0-liter engine
    • - a nuclear-powered submarine
  2. Switch a device on or off
    • - the officer powered up the fighter's radar
  3. Move or travel with great speed or force
    • - they powered past the dock toward the mouth of the creek
  4. Direct (something, esp. a ball) with great force
    • - Nicholas powered a header into the net
  1. The ability to do something or act in a particular way, esp. as a faculty or quality
    • - the power of speech
    • - the power to raise the dead
    • - his powers of concentration
  2. The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events
    • - the idea that men should have power over women
    • - she had me under her power
  3. Political or social authority or control, esp. that exercised by a government
    • - the party had been in power for eight years
    • - a power struggle
  4. A right or authority that is given or delegated to a person or body
    • - police do not have the power to stop and search
    • - emergency powers
  5. The military strength of a state
    • - the sea power of Venice
  6. A state or country, esp. one viewed in terms of its international influence and military strength
    • - a great colonial power
  7. A person or organization that is strong or influential within a particular context
    • - he was a power in the university
  8. A supernatural being, deity, or force
    • - the powers of darkness
  9. (in traditional Christian angelology) The sixth highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy

  10. Denoting something associated with people who hold authority and influence, esp. in the context of business or politics
    • - a red power tie
  11. Used in the names of movements aiming to enhance the status of a specified group
    • - gay power
  12. Physical strength and force exerted by something or someone
    • - the power of the storm
  13. Capacity or performance of an engine or other device
    • - he applied full power
  14. The capacity of something to affect the emotions or intellect strongly
    • - the lyrical power of his prose
  15. Denoting a sports player, team, or style of play that makes use of power rather than finesse
    • - a power pitcher
  16. The magnifying capacity of a lens

  17. Energy that is produced by mechanical, electrical, or other means and used to operate a device
    • - generating power from waste
    • - power cables
  18. Electrical energy supplied to an area, building, etc
    • - the power went off
  19. Driven by such energy
    • - a power drill
  20. Power-assisted
    • - power brakes
  21. The time-rate of doing work, measured in watts or less frequently horsepower

  22. The number of times a certain number is to be multiplied by itself
    • - 2 to the power of 4 equals 16

  1. 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"
  2. supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"
  3. (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
  4. ability: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
  5. 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"
  6. 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"
  7. 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 have been collected and published in ten tankōbon volumes by Kodansha. ...
  8. POWER is a RISC instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by IBM. The name is an acronym for Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC.
  9. 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.
  10. Power is a 2004 novel and screenplay written by author/producer J. A. Stiehl. It includes "The Legend of The Power", a series of 30 short stories and mini-novels about secondary characters from the story "Power".
  11. According to medieval Christian theologians, the Angels are organized into several orders, or Angelic Choirs.
  12. Power is a 1973 album by the Spanish group Barrabás. It was the first album to feature new vocalist José Luís Tejada, and drummer José María Moll, who had previously only played with the band in concerts. ...
  13. capability or influence. 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Book III, chapter iii 1998, Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now; physical force or strength; control, particularly legal or political (jurisdiction); electricity or a supply of electricity; A measure of the ...
  14. A button of a computer, a video game console, or similar device, that when pressed, causes the device to be either shut down or powered up
  15. Self-powered, such as by an electric motor or an internal engine; not requiring external power, such as from a person or a horse
  16. (Powered) Any character with a special power. For example, a character who controls an element, who can read minds, summon demons, see the future, or defy death.
  17. (Powers) 1) influential countries; 2) rights or authorities
  18. (Powers) Following the description of the Art are its different levels and what cantrips can be cast at each of these levels. The opening section provides an overview of the types of effects that are possible with that Art.
  19. (Powers) Jo Marie (1994), ‘Ukrainian-Canadian Breads: Shape, Symbolism and Spirituality’, in Walker (1994).
  20. (Powers) Salsa dancing, hairdessing
  21. (Powers) Supernatural abilities possessed by a character.
  22. (powers) A monster’s special abilities. Powers are represented on a monster’s combat dial by colored circles surrounding the monster’s combat values.
  23. (powers) the 5 spiritual: s. bala. - For the 6 higher p., s. abhiññnā. For the 10 p. of a Buddha, s. dasabala. - For the 4 roads to p., s. Iddhipāda . For magical p., s. iddhi.
  24. The energy rate, usually measured in watts. Power equals voltage times amps, or W = E x 1. The heavier the flow of amps at a given supply, the higher the rate at which energy is being supplied and used.
  25. Is the ground glass that is put into the Pot for melting the final molten glass that will be used by the hot glass workers.