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Meaning of POTENCY

Pronunciation:  'powtnsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"
  2. [n]  the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
  3. [n]  the inherent capacity for coming into being
 

POTENCY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: effectiveness, potential, potentiality, strength
 
 See Also: latency, physiological condition, physiological state, possibility, possibleness, power, powerfulness, prospect

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Po"ten*cy\, n. [L. potentia, from potens, -entis,
potent. See {Potent}, and cf. {Potance}, {Potence},
{Puissance}.]
The quality or state of being potent; physical or moral
power; inherent strength; energy; ability to effect a
purpose; capability; efficacy; influence. ``Drugs of
potency.'' --Hawthorne.

      A place of potency and away o' the state. --Shak.

 
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