Definition for potentia (2 of 2)
scientia est potentia
Examples from the Web for potentia
The next morning his man (in actu or potentia) enjoys his pickadels.
Potentia coeundi permanere potest longe post annum sexagesimum-secundum.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Potentia non est nisi ad bonum—A king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king.
He also received a grant of land at Potentia or Pisaurum from Fulvius, who was then triumvir coloniae deducendae.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton
Whence the definition of motion that Descartes was later to deride, "motus est actus entis in potentia prout quod in potentia."