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power

rate of work done per unit of time.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
power (noun)
1.
a) (1) ability to act or produce an effect
(2) ability to get extra-base hits
(3) capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect
b) legal or official authority, capacity, or right
2.
a) possession of control, authority, or influence over others
b) one having such power , specifically a sovereign state
c) a controlling group - establishment often used in the phrase the powers that be
d) archaic a force of armed men
e) chiefly dialect a large number or quantity
3.
a) physical might
b) mental or moral efficacy
c) political control or influence
4.
an order of angels - see celestial hierarchy
5.
a) the number of times as indicated by an exponent that a number occurs as a factor in a product - 5 to the third power is 125 , also the product itself - 8 is a power of 2
b) - cardinal number
6.
a) a source or means of supplying energy , especially - electricity
b) - motive power
c) the time rate at which work is done or energy emitted or transferred
7.
- magnification
8.
- scope
9.
the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis in a statistical test when a particular alternative hypothesis happens to be true
power (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to supply with power and especially motive power
2.
intransitive verb
to give impetus to
1.
to move about by means of motive power
2.
to move with great speed or force
power (adjective)
1.
operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually - a car with power locks power tools
2.
of, relating to, or utilizing strength - plays a power game , also - powerful a power critic
3.
of, relating to, or being a meal at which influential people discuss business or politics - a power lunch
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