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1) power, electric. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The electrical energy supplied by a current to an appliance enables it to do work or provide some other form of energy such as light or heat. Electric power is usually...

2) power, in physics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The unit of power based on the English units of measurement is the horsepower, devised for describing mechanical power by James Watt, who estimated that a horse can...

3) water power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The wooden water wheel, long utilized for driving machinery in flour mills and factories, was largely supplanted by the steam engine in the early 19th cent. In modern...

4) police power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term has greatest currency in the United States, where it has been defined by the Supreme Court as the power of the states to enact laws of that type even where,...

5) hydroelectric power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...hydroelectric power, see power, electric; water power....

6) balance of power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Crucial to the system is a willingness on the part of individual national governments to change alliances as the situation demands in order to maintain the balance....

7) Biggs, E. Power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward George Power Biggs), 1906-77, Anglo-American organist. Biggs studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. He emigrated to the United States in 1930. Through...

8) Four-Power Treaty. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Four-Power Treaty, see naval conferences....

9) Five-Power Treaty. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Five-Power Treaty, see naval conferences....

10) Nine-Power Treaty. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nine-Power Treaty, see naval conferences....

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