Business / Real Estate / Police Power: The inherent right of the state to regulate for the purpose of promoting health, safety, welfare, and morality. Police power gives the state the right to impose certain restraints on human conduct which are reasonably necessary in order to safeguard the public interest. This right is the basis of zoning, the official map, building codes, and subdivision regulations.
Police Noun Synonyms: constabulary, policemen, policewomen, police officers, boys in blue, the (long arm of the) law, the cops, the gendarmes, the coppers, the fuzz, the (Old) Bill, the heat
Power Noun Synonyms: control, command, authority
Power Verb Synonyms: control, dominance, authority, mastery, rule, influence, sway, command, ascendancy, sovereignty, dominion, weight, clout, pull, drag
Science / Spiders / Power Spectrum: intensity [= squared amplitude] of the Fourier transform, presented either in the form of an image (= the outcome of the PW operation) or as a profile (= the outcome of averaging the 2D power spectrum MORE
Entertainment / Bowling / Power Player: A cranker; hard hitting, big hook, faster than average speed player. MORE