1. the product of two equal terms;

- Example: "nine is the second power of three"

- Example: "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"

[syn: square, second power]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

second power n 1: the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance" [syn: square, second power]