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power

noun

  • the remote control for a television.
    Pass me the power.

    Last edited on Feb 16 1998. Submitted by Charlotte Balmer from Ottawa, ON, Canada on Feb 16 1998.

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power-disc

  • to watch a DVD box set of a TV program almost non-stop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "The hot new trend of TV watching, is known as 'power-discing'", The Ottawa Citizen, April 10, 2007 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 22 2014. Submitted by Staples, D. on Apr 04 2007.

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power nap

noun

  • a brief nap intended to increase performance.
    After a power nap you'll feel a lot better.

    Last edited on Jun 22 2014. Submitted by j from Boston, MA, USA on Oct 11 1998.

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power play

expression

  • using one's authority to get one's way.
                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Let 'Em Eat Cake", Arrested Development (TV), Season 1 Episode 22 (2004) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 18 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 18 2016.

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power shower

noun

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powers that be

noun - plural

  • the person, people, organization, etc. that is in charge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Search Committee 1", The Office (US TV), Season 7 Episode 25 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 13 2011.

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powers that be, the

noun - uncountable

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