the system of authority or influence in government, politics, education, etc.:
The state elections threatened to upset the existing power structure.
the people who participate in such a system:
She hoped to become a part of the power structure.
the structure or distribution of power and authority in a community
the people and groups who are part of such a structure
noun 1. a device that provides power to electric machines, generators, etc. noun a source of electricity for a device, which converts, regulates, and transmits the external power for the device
- Power supply unit
hardware (PSU) An electronic module that converts high voltage (110 or 240 VAC) alternating current mains electricity into smoothed direct current at the various differnt voltages required by the motherboard; internal peripheral devices, cheifly storage devices: hard disks, CD or DVD, floppy disks and external connections such as USB. A PSU needs a high enough […]
noun 1. an accessory unit or apparatus attached to an engine-powered machine and powered by the engine. Abbreviation: PTO.
- Power tie
noun a conservative man’s tie intended to convey influence or authority