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potential

  

      adj  
1   
a    possible but not yet actual  
b    prenominal   capable of being or becoming but not yet in existence; latent  
2      (Grammar)   (of a verb or form of a verb) expressing possibility, as English may and might  
3       an archaic word for       potent   1  
      n  
4    latent but unrealized ability or capacity  
Jones has great potential as a sales manager     
5      (Grammar)   a potential verb or verb form  
6       short for       electric potential  
     (C14: from Old French potencial, from Late Latin potentialis, from Latin potentia power)  
  potentially      adv  


action potential  
      n   a localized change in electrical potential, from --70 mV to +30 mV, that occurs across a nerve fibre during transmission of a nerve impulse  
chemical potential  
      n   a thermodynamic function of a substance in a system that is the partial differential of the Gibbs function of the system with respect to the number of moles of the substance.,   (Symbol)    μ  
electric potential  
      n  
a    the work required to transfer a unit positive electric charge from an infinite distance to a given point  
b    the potential difference between the point and some other reference point.,   (Symbol)    V   φ  ,   (Sometimes shortened to)    potential  
electrode potential  
      n     (Chem)   the potential difference developed when an electrode of an element is placed in a solution containing ions of that element  
ionization potential  
      n   the energy required to remove an electron from an atom, molecule, or radical, measured in electronvolts.,   (Symbol)    I      Compare       electron affinity  
potential difference  
      n   the difference in electric potential between two points in an electric field; the work that has to be done in transferring unit positive charge from one point to the other, measured in volts.,   (Abbrev.)    pd     (Symbol)    U   ΔV, Δφ  
  
Compare  
    electromotive force  
potential divider  
      n   a tapped or variable resistor or a chain of fixed resistors in series, connected across a source of voltage and used to obtain a desired fraction of the total voltage,   (Also called)    voltage divider  
potential energy  
      n   the energy of a body or system as a result of its position in an electric, magnetic, or gravitational field. It is measured in joules (SI units), electronvolts, ergs, etc.,   (Symbol)    Ep, V, U   φ  ,   (Abbrev.)    PE  
potential well  
      n     (Physics)   a localized region in a field of force in which the potential suddenly decreases  
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n.
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications
n.
a potential benefit or disadvantage
n.
blend of 'British' (or Britain) and 'exit', term (initially) designating the potential departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union and since approved following a referendum on june 2016
Ex: following the general referendum on june 2016, the "leave" side in favour of Brexit won with 51.9% of the vote against 48.1% for the "remain" side.
n.
Used as an euphemism for replacing the word ‘fuck', with reference to the latter's taboo status and potential to shock or offend
[informal] Ex: Known for her banters and taste for swearing, the down-to-earth and much loved popstar was nonetheless warned to avoid dropping the F-bomb during the broadcast live ceremony
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
exp.
Potential of web system and mechanism for eternal life exists within the cyberspace.
[Tech.]
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
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