an extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations.
power greater in scope or magnitude than that which is considered natural or has previously existed.
power, especially mechanical or electric power, on an extremely large scale secured by the linking together of a number of separate power systems, with a view to more efficient and economical generation and distribution.
an extremely powerful state, such as the US
extremely high power, esp electrical or mechanical
adjective 1. of the highest kind, quality, or order; surpassing all else or others; supreme; extreme: superlative wisdom. 2. Grammar. of, relating to, or noting the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, as smallest, best, and most carefully, the superlative forms of small, good, and carefully. Compare comparative (def 4), positive (def […]
- Superior sagittal sinus
superior sagittal sinus n. An unpaired dural sinus in the sagittal groove.
- Superior rectus muscle
superior rectus muscle n. A muscle with origin from the superior part of the common tendinous ring, with insertion into the superior part of the sclera of the eye, with nerve supply from the oculomotor nerve, and whose action directs the pupil upward and medialward.
- Superior rectal vein
superior rectal vein n. A vein that drains the greater part of the rectal venous plexus and ascends between layers of the mesorectum to the brim of the pelvis to become the inferior mesenteric vein.