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power unit


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n power unit a measure of electric power
    • ***


  • Edmund Burke
    “If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.”
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    “In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.”
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    “The exercise of power in this century has meant for all of us in the United States not arrogance, but agony.”


In literature:

Not only was the Northwest Territory thus regained for the United States but the power of the Indian alliance was broken.
"The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812" by Ralph D. Paine
We wanted to salvage some of its equipment, its unbroken power units.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
All the spots are united by a line to denote unity and harmony of action in the exercise of power.
"The Mide'wiwin or "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwa" by Walter James Hoffman
At last the neighboring powers, fearing the aggression of the Tepanecs, united and routed them.
"By Right of Conquest" by G. A. Henty
It has its own power unit, and transmits directly.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Little by little the royal power united the French.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
The power units were to give Junior its initial thrust out of the gravity of Tara.
"Danger in Deep Space" by Carey Rockwell
They declared that their united power was stronger than Soussio's, and that the lovers should be married without further delay.
"The Fairy Book" by Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
His taste seemed to prefer those pieces in which strength and power unite.
"The Bobbin Boy" by William M. Thayer
It is natural that the recognition by England and the United States, the greatest Allied Powers, has helped us greatly.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
The united power of peace, innocence, and beauty subdues everything to itself, and life is love.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
Nobody has begun yet to appreciate the power and undeveloped wealth of these United States.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865" by Various
Becoming a United States Senator, he announced his purpose to make no further concessions to the slave power.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
This pistol has as much power as the usual A-39 power unit for commercial work.
"Invaders from the Infinite" by John Wood Campbell
The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
All the powers incident to war were, by necessary implication, conferred on the government of the United States.
"Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams." by Josiah Quincy
And in this way they were united into one people, and came to have great power.
"Procopius" by Procopius
Our united power did not move him an inch.
"Devon Boys" by George Manville Fenn
In the United States it is the ruling power, though it has here no political authority.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
A part of the Asiatic problem, however, is the political relation of the United States and the Asiatic Powers, especially in the Pacific.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe

In poetry:

Vain are our fancies, airy flights,
If faith be cold and dead;
None but a living power unites
To Christ the living head.
"Hymn 140" by Isaac Watts
Since we are scattered as a race,
And thou hast power to write;
While God prolongs thy days of grace,
Cry to the race "unite."
"Voice From The South" by Frank Barbour Coffin
The song thou sang'st the North t' inspire
With virtue and with power,
The three must with united choir
Lift up this very hour!
"To Sweden" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
'Tis by thine aid our troops prevail,
And break united powers,
Or burn their boasted fleets, or scale
The proudest of their towers.
"Psalm 18 part 2" by Isaac Watts
"Cheer'd by the sun, the vassals of his power,
Let such by day unite their jarring strains!
But let us choose the calm; the silent hour,
Nor want fit audience while Dione reigns."
"Elegy VI. To a Lady, On the Language of Birds" by William Shenstone
With jar and shudder the gates unclose;
Out in the sun she leaps!
A unit of light and power she goes
Levelling vales and steeps:
The wind around her eddies and blows,
Before and behind her sleeps.
"The Three Horses" by George MacDonald

In news:

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a rule that, if enacted, would in effect outlaw the construction of new coal-fired power plants in the United States.
Units consume 'almost no power while in operation'.
United 93' displays the power of the ordinary.
NEW YORK — The London Olympics may well be remembered as the event that drove home the power of social media — partly to the chagrin but mostly to the benefit of NBC, which controlled images of the games in the United States.
Under Public Act 4, emergency managers have the power to dissolve units of government, including elected boards.
Local Red Cross volunteers and Dominion Virginia Power workers are mobilizing for Hurricane Isaac's landfall in the United States.
Siemens Wind-Power Unit Aims to Return to Margin Exceeding 10.
The system has been modified to send up to 50 percent of the torque to the rear (versus a max of 35 percent in other all-wheel-drive Explorers ), and Ford has added a cooler for the power transfer unit.
The president has limited powers according to the United States Constitution.
What happens "abroad" – in China, India, and elsewhere – powerfully affects even an economy as large as the United States.
Markle's visit to Berea High School is part of the Characters Unite Storytelling Tour: Stories of Prejudice and Power.
SAN ANTONIO — After Amar'e Stoudemire's preseason injury, Mike Woodson said Carmelo Anthony would start at power forward — but not against big units.
Jon Meacham will discuss Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power at 7 pm Sunday at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas.
If the United States wants to go green, do we need to invest more in nuclear power — and not less.
Gamma ray file handout image shows a worker in TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Unit 3 reactor.

In science:

F (T, a) = R Qabs (ν, a)πB (ν, T )dν is the power radiated per unit grain surface.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
Requiring a larger multiplicity improves the rejection efficiency, each extra unit enhancing the rejection power by a factor ≈ 50.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
If we assume A as the probability per unit of time of decaying transitions between two levels (n, n′ ) then the emission power is A(E 0 (n) − E 0 (n′ )), which must be proportional to the conductance G (the proportionality constant is the square of the external bias voltage).
Simple approach to the mesoscopic open electron resonator: Quantum current oscillations
One unit of power can process a unit of load in each unit of time.
Balanced Overlay Networks (BON): Decentralized Load Balancing via Self-Organized Random Networks
The total power in Eq. (7) is expressed in the somewhat unusual unit of keV s −1 .
The spectral evolution of impulsive solar X-ray flares. II.Comparison of observations with models
Together with the addition (1), κ[[eG ]] is a commutative ring with the unit 1 := e0 . A generalized power series P ag eg is positive if ag = 0 for all g ≤ 0.
Parameters Changes for Generalized Power Series
We give detailed properties of the random ONG on uniform random points in the unit interval (d = 1), and identify the limiting distribution of the centred total power-weighted length of the graph.
Limit theory for the random on-line nearest-neighbour graph
Note that units along the x-axes are ln a = −N ≈ ln k here and in the plots for the power spectra.
Roulette Inflation with K\"ahler Moduli and their Axions
Here b, c are units, while a is either unit or the principal ideal (a) is a power of the ramified prime ideal above p.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
In this Case, (4) holds with b, c being units, while a = δ1 · p2(q−1) σ(µ), so (a) is a power of the ramified prime above p.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
E ′ q and al l q unit, then it is a q−th power.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
Likewise, if q 6 | h(p, q), then E ′ primary units in E ′ are q−th powers.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
Let q 6 | h− pq and ε ∈ Eq \ E q be a q - primary unit, which is not a q−th power.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
The base transform matrix having ~fk as columns is a Vandermonde matrix with discriminant D = Q(ω i − ω j ), which is a power of p − 1 and thus a unit modulo q, since p 6≡ 1 mod q .
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
If ε ≡ 1 mod qλ is a unit of L, then ε is a q−th power.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation