Associations to the word «Potential»

Wiktionary

POTENTIAL, noun. Currently unrealized ability (with the most common adposition being to)
POTENTIAL, noun. (physics) The gravitational potential is the radial (irrotational, static) component of a gravitational field, also known as the Newtonian potential or the gravitoelectric field.
POTENTIAL, noun. (physics) The work (energy) required to move a reference particle from a reference location to a specified location in the presence of a force field, for example to bring a unit positive electric charge from an infinite distance to a specified point against an electric field.
POTENTIAL, noun. (grammar) A verbal construction or form stating something is possible or probable.
POTENTIAL, adjective. Existing in possibility, not in actuality.
POTENTIAL, adjective. (archaic) Being potent; endowed with energy adequate to a result; efficacious; influential.
POTENTIAL, adjective. (physics) A potential field is an irrotational (static) field.
POTENTIAL, adjective. (physics) A potential flow is an irrotational flow.
POTENTIAL, adjective. (grammar) Referring to a verbal construction of form stating something is possible or probable.
POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE, noun. The difference in potential energy between two points in an electric field; the difference in charge between two points in an electrical circuit; voltage
POTENTIAL ENERGY, noun. The energy possessed by an object because of its position (in a gravitational or electric field), or its condition (as a stretched or compressed spring, as a chemical reactant, or by having rest mass)
POTENTIAL MOOD, noun. (grammar) The grammatical mood expressing possibility and potential.
POTENTIAL MOODS, noun. Plural of potential mood
POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE, noun. The temperature a parcel of air would have if brought adiabatically to a standard reference pressure
POTENTIAL VORTICITIES, noun. Plural of potential vorticity
POTENTIAL VORTICITY, noun. (meteorology) a quantity which is proportional to the product of vorticity and stratification. When applied to air parcels, aids the understanding of cyclogenesis
POTENTIAL WELL, noun. (physics) The region surrounding a local minimum of potential energy.

Dictionary definition

POTENTIAL, noun. The inherent capacity for coming into being.
POTENTIAL, noun. The difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts.
POTENTIAL, adjective. Existing in possibility; "a potential problem"; "possible uses of nuclear power".
POTENTIAL, adjective. Expected to become or be; in prospect; "potential clients".

Wise words

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Ancient Proverb