And this is where a potential pitfall waits for Vice President Biden.
He advocates, in utter seriousness, using demographic data to calculate the number of potential mates in your geographic area.
As for the rest of the meeting last week, it was a grab-bag of potential culture-war battles, some big and some small.
Ruled by the life-giving Sun, their potential for creativity is total.
I corresponded with potential adoptive parents and spent a long weekend in Boise with the frontrunners.
By the poet, Emerson is careful to say that he means the potential or ideal man, not found now in any one person.
If she be not a mother, you will supplicate her to speak of her potential children.
Our power, our adaptability, our potential wealth they never forget.
But since then it has had time and opportunity to become strong, bold, masculine, potential.
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.