[pou-er-lis] /ˈpaʊ ər lɪs/
unable to produce an effect:
a disease against which modern medicine is virtually powerless.
lacking to act; helpless:
His legs crumpled, and he was powerless to rise.
without power or authority
early 15c., “lacking might or fortitude,” from power (n.) + -less. Related: Powerlessly; powerlessness.
[pou-er-lif-ting] /ˈpaʊ ərˌlɪf tɪŋ/ noun 1. a competition or sport involving three tests of strength: the bench press, squat, and two-handed dead lift. /ˈpaʊəˌlɪftɪŋ/ noun 1. a form of weightlifting in which contestants compete in the dead lift, squat, and bench press
noun, Electricity. 1. a line for conducting electric power. noun 1. a set of conductors used to transmit and distribute electrical energy Sometimes shortened to line
noun, Aeronautics. 1. See under (def 4). [loh-ding] /ˈloʊ dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. that with which something is ; , burden, or charge. 3. Electricity. the process of adding reactance to a telephone circuit, radio antenna, etc. 4. Aeronautics. the ratio of the gross weight of […]
[pou-er-loom] /ˈpaʊ ərˌlum/ noun 1. a loom operated by mechanical or electrical power.