that may happen or become so, although not actually existing at present
(the degree of) possibility for developing or being favorably developed
energy of an electric charge express in volts
"a potential problem"
"possible uses of nuclear power"
Those with potential gifts..whose talents have remained unrealized for lack of recognition.
出自： A. Storr
How mysterious a baby is, its personality still largely potential.
出自： J. Klein
The Labour Party . . . was exercising most potential influence on some social problems.