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Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
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  1. Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
  2. The quality or condition of being potent.
  3. The state or quality of being potent, or the degree of this; power; strength
Active physical or mental force or strength; vitality
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  1. Active physical or mental force or strength; vitality
  2. Effective legal or binding force; validity
  3. Intensity, force, or energy
Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
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  1. Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
  2. The ability of an object, such as a ship or aircraft, to maintain equilibrium or resume its original, upright position after displacement, as by the sea or strong winds.
  3. The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
National might or political strength
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  1. National might or political strength
  2. The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
  3. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
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  1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
  2. The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
  3. National might or political strength
Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
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  1. Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
  2. Strength or power of any degree
  3. Physical strength:
Physical power or strength exerted against a person or thing
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  1. Physical power or strength exerted against a person or thing
  2. Strength; energy; vigor; power
  3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
Strong, well-developed muscles
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  1. Strong, well-developed muscles
  2. Solid and well-developed muscles, especially of the arms and legs.
  3. Muscular strength and power.
(--- Informal) A nonphysical force or quality perceived as inhering in a particular place, person, or situation:
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  1. (--- Informal) A nonphysical force or quality perceived as inhering in a particular place, person, or situation:
  2. Potential forces; inherent power; capacity for vigorous action
  3. The capacity for work or vigorous activity:
Strength; energy; vigor
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  1. Strength; energy; vigor
  2. Any of the bundles of fibers made up of neurons that carry sensory and motor information throughout the body in the form of electrical impulses. Afferent nerves carry information to the central nervous system, and efferent nerves carry information from the central nervous system to the muscles, organs, and glands. Efferent nerves include the nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which control voluntary motor activity and of the autonomic nervous system, which controls involuntary motor activity.
  3. The nervous system regarded as indicating health, emotional stability, endurance, etc.
Power to live or go on living
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  1. Power to live or go on living
  2. Power, as of an institution, to endure or survive
  3. The characteristic, principle, or force that distinguishes living things from nonliving things.
Plural form of sinew
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(Informal) Power or influence, esp. when based on force or threats of force
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  1. (Informal) Power or influence, esp. when based on force or threats of force
  2. A tissue composed of fibers capable of contracting to effect bodily movement.
  3. A body tissue composed of sheets or bundles of cells that contract to produce movement or increase tension. Muscle cells contain filaments made of the proteins actin and myosin, which lie parallel to each other. When a muscle is signaled to contract, the actin and myosin filaments slide past each other in an overlapping pattern. &diamf3; Skeletal muscle effects voluntary movement and is made up of bundles of elongated cells (muscle fibers), each of which contains many nuclei. &diamf3; Smooth muscle provides the contractile force for the internal organs and is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Smooth muscle cells are spindle-shaped and each contains a single nucleus. &diamf3; Cardiac muscle makes up the muscle of the heart and consists of a meshwork of striated cells.
The column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk-shaped cartilage; spine
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  1. The column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk-shaped cartilage; spine
  2. Strength of character; determination:
  3. Courage, fortitude, or strength
The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.
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  1. The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.
  2. The body considered with reference to its proportions, muscular development, and appearance:
Muscles or sinews
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  1. Muscles or sinews
  2. Muscular power; bodily strength
(Usually uncountable) A state or quality of being stout.
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  1. (Usually uncountable) A state or quality of being stout.
  2. (Countable, rare) The result or product of being stout.
The overall condition of an organism at a given time.
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  1. The overall condition of an organism at a given time.
  2. A wish for a person's health and happiness, as in drinking a toast
  3. A wish for someone's good health, often expressed as a toast.
(Uncountable) The state of being tough
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being tough
  2. (Physics, of a metal) Resistance to fracture when stressed
  3. A formidable difficulty
Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
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  1. Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
  2. The strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage
The state or quality of being sturdy.
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  1. The state or quality of being sturdy.
Clarendon
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  1. Clarendon
  2. Physical endurance; strength
  3. The state of being hardy, especially (of a plant) of being resistant to cold or other environmental conditions.
The state or condition of being stalwart.
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  1. The state or condition of being stalwart.
The quality or state of being tenacious
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  1. The quality or state of being tenacious
Power, prestige; specifically, a form of supernatural energy in Polynesian religion that inheres in things or people. [from 19th c.]
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  1. Power, prestige; specifically, a form of supernatural energy in Polynesian religion that inheres in things or people. [from 19th c.]
  2. A supernatural force believed to dwell in a person or sacred object.
  3. In some indigenous beliefs, as in Polynesia, a dynamic supernatural power or influence dwelling in and flowing from certain individuals, spirits, or things and capable of producing great good or evil
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
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  1. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
  2. Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
  3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
The most profound or intense part or stage:
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  1. The most profound or intense part or stage:
  2. The range of one's understanding or competence:
  3. The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
(Chemistry) The amount of solute in a solution measured in suitable units (e.g., parts per million (ppm))
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  1. (Chemistry) The amount of solute in a solution measured in suitable units (e.g., parts per million (ppm))
  2. The amount of a particular substance in a given amount of another substance, especially a solution or mixture.
  3. The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.
Great warmth and intensity of emotion.
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  1. Great warmth and intensity of emotion.
  2. Intense heat.
Strong, well-developed muscles
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  1. Strong, well-developed muscles
  2. Solid and well-developed muscles, especially of the arms and legs.
  3. Muscular strength and power.
Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
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  1. Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
  2. Strength or power of any degree
  3. Physical strength:
A tissue composed of fibers capable of contracting to effect bodily movement.
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  1. A tissue composed of fibers capable of contracting to effect bodily movement.
  2. (Informal) Power or authority:
  3. A body tissue composed of sheets or bundles of cells that contract to produce movement or increase tension. Muscle cells contain filaments made of the proteins actin and myosin, which lie parallel to each other. When a muscle is signaled to contract, the actin and myosin filaments slide past each other in an overlapping pattern. &diamf3; Skeletal muscle effects voluntary movement and is made up of bundles of elongated cells (muscle fibers), each of which contains many nuclei. &diamf3; Smooth muscle provides the contractile force for the internal organs and is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Smooth muscle cells are spindle-shaped and each contains a single nucleus. &diamf3; Cardiac muscle makes up the muscle of the heart and consists of a meshwork of striated cells.
Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
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  1. Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
  2. The quality or condition of being potent.
  3. The state or quality of being potent, or the degree of this; power; strength
The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
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  1. The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
  2. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
  3. National might or political strength
The quality of being powerful
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The high-jump component of the sport of show jumping.
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  1. The high-jump component of the sport of show jumping.
  2. Power, might or potency.
A tendon
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  1. A tendon
  2. Any source of power or strength; means of supplying strength
A well-developed sinew or muscle:
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  1. A well-developed sinew or muscle:
  2. Muscular power or strength.
Power or ability to coerce.
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  1. Power or ability to coerce.
  2. Government by force
  3. Constrain or restrain by physical force or the threat of such force. See also duress and undue influence.
An act or acts performed in response to such an impulse.
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  1. An act or acts performed in response to such an impulse.
  2. (Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
  3. That which compels; driving force
The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
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  1. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
  2. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
Compulsion by threat or violence; coercion:
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  1. Compulsion by threat or violence; coercion:
  2. The use of force or threats; compulsion
  3. The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress. The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress.
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
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  1. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
  2. Any of various factors that cause a body to change its speed, direction, or shape. Force is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Contributions of force from different sources can be summed to give the net force at any given point.
  3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
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  1. The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
  2. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
  3. (Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
Unjust or callous use of force or power, as in violating another's rights, sensibilities, etc.
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  1. Unjust or callous use of force or power, as in violating another's rights, sensibilities, etc.
  2. Intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a hurricane or volcano
  3. Behavior or treatment in which physical force is exerted for the purpose of causing damage or injury:
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
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  1. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
  2. The quality or state of being of sound moral principle; uprightness, honesty, and sincerity
  3. The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness:
Soundness of mind, moral character, or finances.
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  1. Soundness of mind, moral character, or finances.
  2. The condition or property of being solid.
  3. The quality or condition of being solid; firmness, soundness, hardness, etc.
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
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  1. Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
  2. Reliability; dependability.
  3. The ability of an object, such as a ship or aircraft, to maintain equilibrium or resume its original, upright position after displacement, as by the sea or strong winds.
The quality of something considered as a whole.
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  1. The quality of something considered as a whole.
The ability of a dye to withstand fading
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  1. The ability of a dye to withstand fading
  2. The condition or quality of being fast, especially:
  3. Firmness, security
A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness is measured on the Mohs scale.
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  1. A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness is measured on the Mohs scale.
  2. The relative resistance of a metal or other material to denting, scratching, or bending.
  3. The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
A group or department of private guards:
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  1. A group or department of private guards:
  2. Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault:
  3. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.
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  1. The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The state of being steady
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  1. The state of being steady
  2. The degree of stability
The state or quality of being sturdy.
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  1. The state or quality of being sturdy.
(Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, deft, confident of ability.
Images or special effects created through animation.
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  1. Images or special effects created through animation.
  2. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
  3. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
(--- Informal) A nonphysical force or quality perceived as inhering in a particular place, person, or situation:
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  1. (--- Informal) A nonphysical force or quality perceived as inhering in a particular place, person, or situation:
  2. Such forces or power, esp. in action
  3. The capacity or power to do work, such as the capacity to move an object (of a given mass) by the application of force. Energy can exist in a variety of forms, such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal, or nuclear, and can be transformed from one form to another. It is measured by the amount of work done, usually in joules or watts.
The real or precise meaning; basic point
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  1. The real or precise meaning; basic point
  2. Physical power or strength exerted against a person or thing
  3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
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  1. Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
  2. Strength or power of any degree
  3. Physical strength:
Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
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  1. Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
  2. The quality or condition of being potent.
  3. The state or quality of being potent, or the degree of this; power; strength
The high-jump component of the sport of show jumping.
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  1. The high-jump component of the sport of show jumping.
  2. Power, might or potency.
The property of being sprightly.
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(Informal) Driving force; vigor; energy
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  1. (Informal) Driving force; vigor; energy
  2. The power produced by a machine using pressurized water vapor:
  3. Power; energy:
  1. Enthusiastic and energetic drive or ambition
  2. Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.
(Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
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  1. (Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
  2. (Informal) The power of going; animation; energy
  3. (--- Informal) A situation in which planned operations can be effectuated:
Energy and high spirits; vim:
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  1. Energy and high spirits; vim:
  2. Energy; vigor; liveliness; spirit
The quality of being peppy.
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(Slang) Nothing; nil; zero:
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  1. (Slang) Nothing; nil; zero:
  2. Energy; vim:
  3. (US) Shortened form of ZIP code, the US postal code.
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