- The maximum input or output power that a component, circuit, device, stage, piece of equipment, or system can provide or handle without damage. For example, the maximum amount of power that can be provided by an amplifier without clipping, or that can be fed to a speaker without overheating a voice coil.
- The power-handling capability (1) under given conditions, or for a stated time interval.
- synonympower-handling ability
- synonympower-handling capacity