Some articles on power, powers:
... The inversion level of a DFA is set, primarily, by the power of the pump wavelength and the power at the amplified wavelengths ... As the signal power increases, or the pump power decreases, the inversion level will reduce and thereby the gain of the amplifier will be reduced ... saturates and cannot produce any more output power, and therefore the gain reduces ...
... a system of hereditary rule over their allocated land and their power over the territory came to encompass the social, political, judicial, and economic spheres ... These acquired powers significantly diminished centralized power in these empires ... existed to maintain centralized power—as with the European monarchies—did Feudalism begin to yield to this new organized power and eventually disappear ...
... USB signaling with the addition of extra power lines ... This is commonly used in retail systems and provides enough power to operate stationary barcode scanners, printers, PIN pads, signature capture devices, etc ... accepts a standard USB plug and the top connector takes a power connector ...
... today, Marx made a clear distinction between labor actually done and an individual's "labor power" or ability to work ... referred to nowadays as "effort" or "labor services." Labor-power might be seen as a stock which can produce a flow of labor ... Labor, not labor power, is the key factor of production for Marx and the basis for Marx's labor theory of value ...
... energy sources as an alternative to fossil fuels such as wind power generation, biomass power generation, photovoltaic systems and rechargeable batteries ... Wind turbine generators Ash handling systems Combined cycle power plants Nuclear power plant equipment Boilers ...
More definitions of "power":
- (noun): A very wealthy or powerful businessman.
Synonyms: baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, top executive, tycoon
- (noun): (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second).
- (noun): A mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.
Synonyms: exponent, index
- (noun): Possession of controlling influence.
Example: "The deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"
- (verb): Supply the force or power for the functioning of.
Example: "The gasoline powers the engines"
- (noun): One possessing or exercising power or influence or authority.
Example: "The mysterious presence of an evil power"
- (noun): (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power.
Example: "During his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
- (noun): A state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world.
Synonyms: world power, major power, great power, superpower
Famous quotes containing the word power:
“Awareness of having better things to do with their lives is the secret to immunizing our children against false valueswhether presented on television or in real life. The child who finds fulfillment in music or reading or cooking or swimming or writing or drawing is not as easily convinced that he needs recognition or power or some high to feel worthwhile.”
—Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)
“What is charm then? The free giving of a grace, the spending of something given by nature in her role of spendthrift ... something extra, superfluous, unnecessary, essentially a power thrown away.”
—Doris Lessing (b. 1919)
“Do not doubt a womans power to aid; no toil
Can daunt a pure affection.”
—Silius Italicus (26101)