- adj. 潜在的；可能的
- n. 潜力；潜能
- n. 电位；电势
- [A]潜在的,有可能的 that may happen or become so, although not actually existing at present
- [U]潜力,潜势,可能性 (the degree of) possibility for developing or being favorably developed
- [U]〈物理〉电位,电势 energy of an electric charge express in volts
the inherent capacity for coming into being
the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
existing in possibility;
"a potential problem"
"possible uses of nuclear power"
expected to become or be; in prospect;
- These potential effects must be studied carefully.
- Aha! Now that 's something that has potential .
- She has acting potential, but she needs training.
- He hasn't realized his full potential yet.
- We can only measure the difference between the potentials of two half cells when they are linked to form an electrochemical cell.
- An electric potential exists between the surface of the particle and the bulk of the solution.
- The new tax law has scared away potential investors.
- It's important to draw out a child's potential capacities.
- This new invention has an enormous sales potential.
- She has great musical potential.
- She recognized the potential for error in the method being used.
- develop one's potential 发挥潜力
- have potential 有潜力
- realize sb's potential 认识某人的潜力
- tap the potential 挖掘潜力
- considerable〔great, immense〕 potential 相当大〔巨大〕的潜力
- electric potential 电位〔势〕
- industrial〔military〕 potential 工业〔军事〕潜力
- potential for 在…方面的潜力
Those with potential gifts..whose talents have remained unrealized for lack of recognition.出自： A. Storr
How mysterious a baby is, its personality still largely potential.出自： J. Klein
The Labour Party . . . was exercising most potential influence on some social problems.
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自后期拉丁语的potentialis；最初源自拉丁语的potentia，意为权力。