noun. 1. the ability to cultivate or come into existence. 2. electric potential, gauged in volts: a property of an electric field equal to the energy required to bring unit electric charge from infinity to a chosen point. 3. with regard to philosophy, reference: actual.

POTENTIAL: "The electric potential needs to be measured first."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "POTENTIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/potential/ (accessed July 22, 2017).