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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. vigorously energetic or forceful.
  • adj. capable of a high degree of magnification; -- used of optical instruments such as microscopes or telescopes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. vigorously energetic or forceful

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Examples

  • Margulies 'character is back at work because her high-power politician husband (Chris Noth in a recurring role) got caught in a sex and corruption scandal.

    Robert Bianco's top 10 new fall shows: Laughs, chills, music

  • "Jesus Was A Hippie" -- that's the tagline for my imaginary ad campaign to take Christianity back from all the high-power imposters and restore it to its apolitical, communitarian roots.

    Boing Boing

  • PS - not actually suggesting we all buy one, but as an alternative to other high-power sprts cars, it's interesting enough to warrant a look, right?

    A fast food morning with the Tesla Roadster Sport - Boing Boing

  • NASA's budget should be at least doubled so NASA can develop high-capacity human launch and cargo launch vehicles, high-power multi-Mega Watt range light-weight nuclear electrical generation systems for powering VASIMR rocket engines, electricity grids for living on Mars, producing products on Mars as well as all the other support systems needed for colonizing Mars.

    NASA Leadership Vacuum - NASA Watch

  • They take on their life-size incarnation through the intervention of a very high-power electron microscope.

    First Contact

  • He brought about high-power deals behind the scenes; and he organized legendary exhibitions.

    Exploring Beyeler's Private Collection

  • According to an overview document (PDF) about Boeing's Directed Energy Systems program, "In August 2009, the ATL defeated a ground vehicle target from the air, demonstrating its first air-to-ground, high-power laser engagement of a tactically representative target."

    Boing Boing

  • The high-power 150km escape came to a disappointing conclusion after infighting doomed Schleck (Leopard-Trek), Ten Dam (Rabobank), Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Cannondale) and Tom

    Ten Dam, Schleck smooth over tension after Breckenridge disappointment

  • Earlier this year, coded biblical references were discovered on thousands of high-power military rifle sights -- the inscriptions were scratched off after complaints from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers.

    Roy Speckhardt: The Resolution For 'In God We Trust'

  • While the car was in the dealership for an oil change, they recommended a "power steering flush" and "fuel injection service" involving a high-power flush.

    Fuel-Injection Service and Power-Steering Flush

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