Project Runway star and mother of six Laura Bennett offers advice for the potential veep.
He advocates, in utter seriousness, using demographic data to calculate the number of potential mates in your geographic area.
This has the potential makings of a monumental interagency turf war.
As for the rest of the meeting last week, it was a grab-bag of potential culture-war battles, some big and some small.
So he clearly has the potential to come to Washington and involve himself in a serious way in discussions.
By the poet, Emerson is careful to say that he means the potential or ideal man, not found now in any one person.
War was always a possibility and the enemy was building up his potential.
Our power, our adaptability, our potential wealth they never forget.
I brought you in because I saw you had the potential for this job.
Up to a certain point the energy available externally increases with the rise of potential, then it begins to fall off rapidly.
late 14c., "possible" (as opposed to actual), from Old French potenciel and directly from Late Latin potentialis "potential," from Latin potentia "power, might, force;" figuratively "political power, authority, influence," from potens "powerful" (see potent). The noun, meaning "that which is possible," is first attested 1817, from the adjective.
potential po·ten·tial (pə-těn'shəl)
Capable of being but not yet in existence; latent. n.
The inherent ability or capacity for growth, development, or coming into being.
The work required to bring a unit electric charge, magnetic pole, or mass from an infinitely distant position to a designated point in a static electric, magnetic, or gravitational field, respectively.
The potential energy of a unit charge at any point in an electric circuit measured with respect to a specified reference point in the circuit or to ground; voltage.