IMG01407-20120808-1248Full Definition of POWER

a (1) :  ability to act or produce an effect (2) :  ability to get extra-base hits (3) :  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

b :  legal or official authority, capacity, or right

a :  possession of control, authority, or influence over others

b :  one having such power; specifically :  a sovereign state

c :  a controlling group :  establishment —often used in the phrase the powers that be

d archaic :  a force of armed men

e chiefly dialect :  a large number or quantity

a :  physical might

b :  mental or moral efficacy

c :  political control or influence

plural :  an order of angels — see celestial hierarchy
a :  the number of times as indicated by an exponent that a number occurs as a factor in a product <5 to the third power is 125>; also :  the product itself <8 is a power of 2>

b :  cardinal number 2

a :  a source or means of supplying energy; especially :  electricity

b :  motive power

c :  the time rate at which work is done or energy emitted or transferred

:  magnification 2b
:  1scope 3
:  the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis in a statistical test when a particular alternative hypothesis happens to be true

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