IEVref: 102-02-08 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: power Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: result of an exponentiationNote 1 to entry: The term "power" is also used for an expression representing an exponentiation. Note 2 to entry: In the power ab, a is the base and b is the exponent. The power is expressed by the words "a to the power b" or simply "a to b". Note 3 to entry: The power with exponent 2 is the square, ${a}^{2}=a\cdot a$, the power with exponent 3 is the cube, ${a}^{3}=a\cdot a\cdot a$, the power with exponent −1 is the inverse, ${a}^{-1}=1/a$, the power with exponent 1/2 is the square root, ${a}^{1/2}=\sqrt{a}$. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: