Power (disambiguation)

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  • Stub Power (word): An English word over-loaded with meanings in several different domains of knowledge. [e]


  • Market power: The ability of a supplier to exercise a degree of choice concerning the pricing of a product by restricting its supply: a measure of departure from the ideal of perfect competition in which every supplier is a price-taker [e]



Types of electrical power generating plants


Mathematics and statistics




  • Stub Power (physics): Rate of producing or consuming energy; SI unit: watt = joule/second. [e]


  • Stub Power (politics): The capacity to control the administration of resources within a society [e]
  • Balance of power: The policy of forming alliances in order to counter the military power of a dominant country. [e]
  • Occupying power: A formal legal concept from the Geneva Conventions, referring to nation-state(s) that have effective control of, and responsibility for, a conquered area [e]
  • Regional power: In international relations, a nation whose power is restricted primarily to its own geographic region. [e]
  • Power projection: The capability to deploy military forces, even if limited to air and special operations, on short notice over intercontinental ranges [e]
  • Developing Article Prerogative power: A legal doctrine that empowers a head of state or government to act beyond the laws of a nation, when the supreme national interests of that nation are involved [e]
  • Social power: A social theory by French and Raven, postulates that there are six sources of social power: reward; coercion; legitimacy or normative power; referent (or organizational) power; expertise and information. [e]
  • Superpower: In international relations, the most powerful nation(s). During the cold war, the United States and Soviet Union were recognized superpowers. Since the breakup of the Soviet empire, some believe the U.S. is the only remaining superpower, or that China is rapidly rising to superpower status. [e]


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