What is strength?

  • (noun): Physical energy or intensity.
    Example: "It was destroyed by the strength of the gale"
    Synonyms: force, forcefulness
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Plymouth Gin - Recipe
... The Plymouth Original Strength brand of gin is 41.2% ABV ... There is also a 'navy strength' variety which is 57% ABV (100° English proof), being the traditional strength demanded by the British Royal Navy ...
Indiana Hoosiers Football - Coaches - Support Staff
... Ryan Stanchek Offensive Quality Control David Kenney Recruiting Quality Control Mark Hill Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Will Peoples Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Aurmon Satchell ...
Tesla (unit) - Examples
31 µT (3.1×10−5 T) - strength of Earth's magnetic field at 0° latitude (on the equator) 5 mT - the strength of a typical refrigerator magnet 0.3 T - the strength of solar ...
Volunteer Force (Great Britain) - Strength
... to the Territorial Year Book 1909, the Volunteer Force had the following strength over its existence Year Establishment Strength Classed as efficient 1861 211,961 161,239 140,100 1870 244,966 193,893 170,671 1880 243,5 ...

More definitions of "strength":

  • (noun): The power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty.
    Example: "The strength of his argument settled the matter"
    Synonyms: persuasiveness
  • (noun): Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects.
    Example: "The strength of the drinks"
    Synonyms: potency, effectiveness
  • (noun): The property of being physically or mentally strong.
    Example: "Fatigue sapped his strength"
  • (noun): The amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation).
    Example: "They measured the station's signal strength"
    Synonyms: intensity, intensity level
  • (noun): The condition of financial success.
    Example: "The strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"

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