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Energy vs. Power

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Energynoun

The impetus behind all motion and all activity.

Powernoun

(social) Ability to coerce, influence or control.

Energynoun

The capacity to do work.

Powernoun

(countable) Ability to affect or influence.

Energynoun

(physics) A quantity that denotes the ability to do work and is measured in a unit dimensioned in mass × distance²/time² (ML²/T²) or the equivalent.

Powernoun

Control or coercion, particularly legal or political (jurisdiction).

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Energynoun

An intangible, modifiable force (often characterized as either 'positive' or 'negative') believed in some New Age religions to emanate from a person, place or thing and which is (or can be) preserved and transferred in human interactions; shared mood or group habit; a vibe, a feeling, an impression. aura.}}

Powernoun

(metonymy) (chiefly in the plural) The people in charge of legal or political power, the government.

Energynoun

A measure of how many actions a player or unit can take; in the fantasy genre often called magic points or mana.

‘action points’;

Powernoun

(metonymy) An influential nation, company, or other such body.

Energynoun

Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating, or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men possessing energies may suffer them to lie inactive.

‘The great energies of nature are known to us only by their effects.’;

Powernoun

Effectiveness.

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Energynoun

Power efficiently and forcibly exerted; vigorous or effectual operation; as, the energy of a magistrate.

Powernoun

Physical force or strength.

‘He needed a lot of power to hit the ball out of the stadium.’;

Energynoun

Strength of expression; force of utterance; power to impress the mind and arouse the feelings; life; spirit; - said of speech, language, words, style; as, a style full of energy.

Powernoun

Electricity or a supply of electricity.

‘After the pylons collapsed, this town was without power for a few days.’;

Energynoun

Capacity for performing work.

Powernoun

A measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy.

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Energynoun

(physics) the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs;

‘energy can take a wide variety of forms’;

Powernoun

The strength by which a lens or mirror magnifies an optical image.

‘We need a microscope with higher power.’;

Energynoun

an exertion of force;

‘he plays tennis with great energy’;

Powernoun

Any of the elementary forms or parts of machines: three primary (the lever, inclined plane, and pulley) and three secondary (the wheel-and-axle, wedge, and screw).

‘the mechanical powers’;

Energynoun

enterprising or ambitious drive;

‘Europeans often laugh at American energy’;

Powernoun

(mathematics)

Energynoun

an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing);

‘his writing conveys great energy’;

Powernoun

A product of equal factors (and generalizations of this notion): x^n, read as "x to the power of n" or the like, is called a power and denotes the product x \times x \times \cdots \times x, where x appears n times in the product; x is called the base and n the exponent.

Energynoun

a healthy capacity for vigorous activity;

‘jogging works off my excess energy’; ‘he seemed full of vim and vigor’;

Powernoun

(set theory) Cardinality.

Energynoun

the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

Powernoun

(statistics) The probability that a statistical test will reject the null hypothesis when the alternative hypothesis is true.

Energy

In physics, energy is the quantitative property that must be transferred to a body or physical system to perform work on the body, or to heat it. Energy is a conserved quantity; the law of conservation of energy states that energy can be converted in form, but not created or destroyed.

Powernoun

In Christian angelology, an intermediate level of angels, ranked above archangels, but exact position varies by classification scheme.

Powerverb

(transitive) To provide power for (a mechanical or electronic device).

‘This CD player is powered by batteries.’;

Powerverb

(transitive) To hit or kick something forcefully.

Powerverb

To enable or provide the impetus for.

Poweradjective

Impressive.

Powernoun

Same as Poor, the fish.

Powernoun

Ability to act, regarded as latent or inherent; the faculty of doing or performing something; capacity for action or performance; capability of producing an effect, whether physical or moral: potency; might; as, a man of great power; the power of capillary attraction; money gives power.

Powernoun

Ability, regarded as put forth or exerted; strength, force, or energy in action; as, the power of steam in moving an engine; the power of truth, or of argument, in producing conviction; the power of enthusiasm.

Powernoun

Capacity of undergoing or suffering; fitness to be acted upon; susceptibility; - called also passive power; as, great power of endurance.

‘Power, then, is active and passive; faculty is active power or capacity; capacity is passive power.’;

Powernoun

The exercise of a faculty; the employment of strength; the exercise of any kind of control; influence; dominion; sway; command; government.

‘Power is no blessing in itself but when it is employed to protect the innocent.’;

Powernoun

The agent exercising an ability to act; an individual invested with authority; an institution, or government, which exercises control; as, the great powers of Europe; hence, often, a superhuman agent; a spirit; a divinity.

‘And the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.’;

Powernoun

A military or naval force; an army or navy; a great host.

‘Never such a power . . . Was levied in the body of a land.’;

Powernoun

A large quantity; a great number; as, a power o good things.

Powernoun

The rate at which mechanical energy is exerted or mechanical work performed, as by an engine or other machine, or an animal, working continuously; as, an engine of twenty horse power.

Powernoun

A mechanical agent; that from which useful mechanical energy is derived; as, water power; steam power; hand power, etc.

Powernoun

The product arising from the multiplication of a number into itself; as, a square is the second power, and a cube is third power, of a number.

Powernoun

A machine acted upon by an animal, and serving as a motor to drive other machinery; as, a dog power.

Powernoun

Mental or moral ability to act; one of the faculties which are possessed by the mind or soul; as, the power of thinking, reasoning, judging, willing, fearing, hoping, etc.

‘The guiltiness of my mind, the sudden surprise of my powers, drove the grossness . . . into a received belief.’;

Powernoun

The degree to which a lens, mirror, or any optical instrument, magnifies; in the telescope, and usually in the microscope, the number of times it multiplies, or augments, the apparent diameter of an object; sometimes, in microscopes, the number of times it multiplies the apparent surface.

Powernoun

An authority enabling a person to dispose of an interest vested either in himself or in another person; ownership by appointment.

Powernoun

Hence, vested authority to act in a given case; as, the business was referred to a committee with power.

Powernoun

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’;

Powernoun

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

Powernoun

possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done;

‘danger heightened his powers of discrimination’;

Powernoun

a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

Powernoun

(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’;

Powernoun

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’;

Powernoun

physical strength

Powernoun

a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

Powernoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Powerverb

supply the force or power for the functioning of;

‘The gasoline powers the engines’;

Powernoun

the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way

‘his powers of concentration’; ‘the power of speech’; ‘I will do everything in my power to help you’;

Powernoun

the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behaviour of others or the course of events

‘she had me in her power’; ‘a political process that offers people power over their own lives’;

Powernoun

political or social authority or control, especially that exercised by a government

‘the party had been in power for eight years’;

Powernoun

authority that is given or delegated to a person or body

‘police do not have the power to stop and search’;

Powernoun

the military strength of a state

‘the sea power of Venice’;

Powernoun

a state or country, especially one viewed in terms of its international influence and military strength

‘a great colonial power’;

Powernoun

a person or organization that is strong or influential within a particular context

‘he was a power in the university’;

Powernoun

a supernatural being, deity, or force

‘the powers of darkness’;

Powernoun

(in traditional Christian angelology) the sixth-highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.

Powernoun

denoting something associated with people who hold authority and influence, especially in the context of business or politics

‘a red power tie’;

Powernoun

used in the names of movements aiming to enhance the status of a specified group

‘gay power’;

Powernoun

physical strength and force exerted by something or someone

‘the lyrical power of his prose’; ‘the power of the storm’;

Powernoun

capacity or performance of an engine or other device

‘a surge of power from the engine’;

Powernoun

denoting a sports player, team, or style of play that makes use of power rather than finesse

‘a power pitcher’;

Powernoun

the magnifying capacity of a lens.

Powernoun

energy that is produced by mechanical, electrical, or other means and used to operate a device

‘generating power from waste’; ‘power cables’;

Powernoun

electrical energy supplied to an area, building, etc.

‘30,000 homes were left without power’;

Powernoun

driven by electrical energy

‘a power drill’;

Powernoun

the rate of doing work, measured in watts or less frequently horse power.

Powernoun

the product obtained when a number is multiplied by itself a certain number of times

‘2 to the power of 4 equals 16’;

Powernoun

a large number or amount of something

‘there's a power of difference between farming now and when I was a lad’;

Powerverb

supply (a device) with mechanical or electrical energy

‘a nuclear-powered submarine’; ‘the car is powered by a fuel-injected 3.0-litre engine’;

Powerverb

switch a device on or off

‘the officer powered up the fighter's radar’;

Powerverb

move or travel with great speed or force

‘he powered round a bend’;

Powerverb

direct (something, especially a ball) with great force

‘Nicholas powered a header into the net’;

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