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Potential (IPA: /pəˈtɛnʃəɫ/)


Potential (a.)

Being potent; endowed with energy adequate to a result; efficacious; influential.

Potential (a.)

Existing in possibility, not in actuality.

Potential (n.)

Anything that may be possible; a possibility; potentially.

Potential (n.)

In the theory of gravitation, or of other forces acting in space, a function of the rectangular coordinates which determine the position of a point, such that its differential coefficients with respect to the coordinates are equal to the components of the force at the point considered; -- also called potential function, or force function. It is called also Newtonian potential when the force is directed to a fixed center and is inversely as the square of the distance from the center.

Potential (n.)

The energy of an electrical charge measured by its power to do work; hence, the degree of electrification as referred to some standard, as that of the earth; electro-motive force.

Potential

Currently unrealized ability

Potential

Grammatical mood

Potential

In physics, field defined in space, from which many important physical properties may be derived

Potential

Episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (S7 E12)

Potential

987th strip of the webcomic xkcd

Potential Synonyms

Prospective, Expected, Likely

Potential Synonyms

Latent, Possible

Potential Synonyms

Voltage, Potential Difference, Potential Drop, Electric Potential

Potential Synonyms

Potentiality, Potency

Potential Rhymes


Henschel, Hentschel

Credential, Essential, Potential, Prudential, Torrential, Credential, Essential, Potential, Prudential, Sequential, Tangential, Torrential

Confidential, Deferential, Differential, Existential, Exponential, Preferential, Presidential, Quintessential, Reverential, Confidential, Consequential, Deferential, Differential, Existential, Exponential, Influential, Nonessential, Preferential, Presidential, Providential, Quintessential, Residential, Reverential
Experiential, Jurisprudential, Nonresidential, Vice-presidential, Inconsequential, Jurisprudential, Nonresidential, Vice-presidential

Spanish Translation

Potential in Spanish is Potencial

Tagalog Translation

Potential in Tagalog is Natatagong Lakas

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Actually I think CGI has the potential to equal or even surpass what the human hand can do." - Art

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity." - Inhumanity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Each of us has the potential to contribute You have a great opportunity to make a new shape of the world." - Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Each potential infinite, if it is rigorously applicable mathematically, presupposes an actual infinite." - Infinity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Government succeeds by failing: the more incompetence, the greater the potential reward in the arena of the public sector." - L. K. Samuels


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