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ˈpoʊt nspo·tence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. potency, potencenoun

    the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

Wiktionary

  1. potencenoun

    power or strength; potency

    Etymology: From potence, from potentia, from potens; see potent.

  2. potencenoun

    A stud that acts as a support of a pivot in a watch or clock

    Etymology: From potence, from potentia, from potens; see potent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Potencenoun

    potency; capacity

    Etymology: [F., fr. LL. potentia staff, crutch, L., might, power. See Potency.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. potence

    (Fr.). Troops are ranged en potence by breaking a straight line, and throwing a certain proportion of it, either forward or backward, from the right or left, according to circumstances, for the purpose of securing that line. An army may be posted en potence by means of a village, a river, or a wood.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of potence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of potence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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