a lawn mower that is powered and propelled by an electric motor or gasoline engine (distinguished from ).
- Power nap
noun 1. a short sleep taken during the working day with the intention of improving the quality of work later in the day noun a brief refreshing sleep, often during the workday, that provides energy to work longer and more efficiently
noun, Law. 1. the authority granted by a donor to a donee to select the person or persons who are to enjoy property rights or income upon the death of the donor or of the donee or after the termination of existing rights or interests. noun 1. (property law) authority to appoint persons either from […]
noun, Law. 1. a written document given by one person or party to another authorizing the latter to act for the former. noun 1. legal authority to act for another person in certain specified matters 2. the document conferring such authority
- Power of the purse
The influence that legislatures have over public policy because of their power to vote money for public purposes. The United States Congress must authorize the president’s budget requests to fund agencies and programs of the executive branch. (See appropriation.)