I seriously doubt that if Google ran the BART system, a human would still be powering every train.
Or why powering through will make future challenges more cakey to accomplish.
In 21st century parks, trees are powering power wi-fi routers and benches charge smartphones.
Fault-protection software has been programmed to ignore that—powering through it.
The GE ecomagination Challenge: powering the Grid has gathered nearly 4,000 ideas.
In truth, what is powering our war in Afghanistan is less logic than inertia.
The rest of the time was spente in powering out prairs to ye Lord with great fervencie, mixed with abundance of tears.
Once this slogging labor was under way Jason turned his attention to the crude mechanism that they were powering.
Taylor was correct in implying that there was a future for the diesel in powering airships.
After this they fell to great licenciousnes, and led a dissolute life, powering out them selves into all profanenes.
c.1300, "ability; ability to act or do; strength, vigor, might," especially in battle; "efficacy; control, mastery, lordship, dominion; legal power or authority; authorization; military force, an army," from Anglo-French pouair, Old French povoir, noun use of the infinitive, "to be able," earlier podir (9c.), from Vulgar Latin *potere, from Latin potis "powerful" (see potent).
Whatever some hypocritical ministers of government may say about it, power is the greatest of all pleasures. It seems to me that only love can beat it, and love is a happy illness that can't be picked up as easily as a Ministry. [Stendhal "de l'Amour," 1822]Meaning "one who has power" is late 14c. Meaning "specific ability or capacity" is from early 15c. Meaning "a state or nation with regard to international authority or influence" [OED] is from 1726. Used for "a large number of" from 1660s. Meaning "energy available for work is from 1727. Sense of "electrical supply" is from 1896.
"to supply with power," 1898, from power (n.). Earlier it meant "make powerful" (1530s). Related: Powered; powering.
power pow·er (pou'ər)
The capacity to perform or act effectively.
Strength or force that is exerted or that is capable of being exerted.
The amount of work done per unit time.
A measure of the magnification of an optical instrument, such as a microscope or telescope.
In mathematics, a power is a number multiplied by itself the number of times signified by an exponent placed to the right and above it. Thus, 32, which means 3 × 3, is a power — the second power of three, or three squared, or nine. The expression 106, or ten to the sixth power, means 10 × 10 × 10 × 10 × 10 × 10, or one million.
To hit the ball very hard: He powered that one to the wall (1940s+ Baseball)