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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The depolarization of a cell membrane between action potentials
  • n. A vector superfield in supersymmetry theory

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as prepotent.
  • n. A quantity similar to a potential and only differing therefrom in belonging to a force varying inversely as a power of the distance whose index is not one less than the number of dimensions of the space considered.


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