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Definition of POWERS
Pronunciation : POWERS

noun : POWERS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 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. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) (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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : POWERS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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


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