The GENERAL CONTEXT of such use is: Pow'êr; n. 1. ability to do; capacity to act; capability of performing or producing. 2. a specific ability or faculty; as, the power of hearing, beyond one's powers. 3. great ability to do, act, or affect strongly; vigor; force; strength. 4. (a) the ability to control others; authority; sway; influence; (b) legal ability or authority; (c) a document giving it. 5. physical force or energy; as, electric power. 6. the capacity to exert physical force or energy, usually in terms of the rate or results of its use; as, 60-watt power: symbol, P. 7. a person or thing having great influence, force, or authority. 8. a nation, especially one possessed of influence over other nations; as, the big powers. 9. national might or political strength. [10,11,12,13,14,15,16 not applicable]
Father Jerome's DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES used in his scientific writings and at his QUFD website
Father Jerome's PSYCHOSOCIOLOGICAL DICTIONARY of Terms/Phrases used in Monograph III of his QUALIA Series
Father Jerome's SPECIALIZED DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES pertaining to Bose-Einstein Condensates of Non-Matter and Incorporeality, as used in his Works, in QUFD Physics and in the 'QUFD Textbook' Website
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