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PowerFuL

3 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Powerful \Pow"er*ful\, a.
   1. Full of power; capable of producing great effects of any
      kind; potent; mighty; efficacious; intense; as, a powerful
      man or beast; a powerful engine; a powerful argument; a
      powerful light; a powerful vessel.

            The powerful grace that lies In herbs, plants,
            stones, and their true qualities.     --Shak.

   2. (Mining) Large; capacious; -- said of veins of ore.

   Syn: Mighty; strong; potent; forcible; efficacious;
        energetic; intense. -- {Pow"er*ful*ly}, adv. --
        {Pow"er*ful*ness}, n.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

powerful
     adj 1: having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most
            powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful
            arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick";
            "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument" [ant: {powerless}]
     2: strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down
        blow" [syn: {knock-down(a)}]
     3: having the power to influence or convince; "a cogent
        analysis of the problem"; "potent arguments" [syn: {cogent},
         {potent}]
     4: possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and
        powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful
        arms" [syn: {brawny}, {hefty}, {muscular}]
     5: displaying superhuman strength or power; "herculean
        exertions" [syn: {herculean}]
     adv : (Southern regional intensive) very; "the baby is mighty
           cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid";
           "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice
           place" [syn: {mighty}, {right}]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (13 Mar 01) [foldoc]

PowerFuL

   <language> A language combining {functional programming} and
   {logic programming}, using "angelic Powerdomains".

   (1998-06-30)

PowerFuL

3 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Powerful \Pow"er*ful\, a.
   1. Full of power; capable of producing great effects of any
      kind; potent; mighty; efficacious; intense; as, a powerful
      man or beast; a powerful engine; a powerful argument; a
      powerful light; a powerful vessel.

            The powerful grace that lies In herbs, plants,
            stones, and their true qualities.     --Shak.

   2. (Mining) Large; capacious; -- said of veins of ore.

   Syn: Mighty; strong; potent; forcible; efficacious;
        energetic; intense. -- {Pow"er*ful*ly}, adv. --
        {Pow"er*ful*ness}, n.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

powerful
     adj 1: having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most
            powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful
            arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick";
            "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument" [ant: {powerless}]
     2: strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down
        blow" [syn: {knock-down(a)}]
     3: having the power to influence or convince; "a cogent
        analysis of the problem"; "potent arguments" [syn: {cogent},
         {potent}]
     4: possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and
        powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful
        arms" [syn: {brawny}, {hefty}, {muscular}]
     5: displaying superhuman strength or power; "herculean
        exertions" [syn: {herculean}]
     adv : (Southern regional intensive) very; "the baby is mighty
           cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid";
           "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice
           place" [syn: {mighty}, {right}]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (13 Mar 01) [foldoc]

PowerFuL

   <language> A language combining {functional programming} and
   {logic programming}, using "angelic Powerdomains".

   (1998-06-30)