from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having great power or energy; dynamic: She's on a high-powered career track.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Possessing great physical or political power
- adj. Vigorous and energetic
- adj. Capable of a large magnification
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. vigorously energetic or forceful
- adj. (used of microscopes) capable of a high degree of magnification
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The group decries the name "assault weapon" and refers to high-powered guns as "modern sporting rifles."
The stylized "SS" is common among Marine sniper teams, and often painted on high-powered rifles, where it is meant to stand for "Scout Sniper."
To test whether a drug molecule or antibody is bound to the cell membrane, scientists use high-powered microscopes.
The union hired high-powered attorney David Boies on Monday to help with the case.
The intensity of Lysacek's "high-powered and aggressive" short program to Stravinsky's Firebird makes it even more challenging, former Olympic champion Scott Hamilton says.
In an efficient performance devoid of the big passing plays the Saints 'high-powered offense relied on during the regular season, Brees displayed his usual dart-throwing accuracy, refusing to force the ball downfield.
The 16-game win streak that ended in the C-USA tournament was thanks in large part to a UTEP defense that seemed to often get overshadowed by hits high-powered offense.
Last year, RIM bought the developer of the QNX operating system, and has in recent months said a successful migration to QNX from its current BlackBerry OS is crucial for delivering the high-powered apps, video and gaming that the consumer-sensitive smartphone market now demands.
BMW's new coupe brings extraordinary refinement—albeit a certain lack of excitement—to the self-transportation of high-powered executives, says Dan Neil.
BMW's new 640i coupe brings extraordinary refinement -- albeit a certain lack of excitement -- to the self-transportation of high-powered executives.
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