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  • adj. Self-powered, such as by an electric motor or an internal engine; not requiring external power, such as from a person or a horse.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of power.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having power (of a specified kind or degree): used especially in composition: as, high-powered or low-powered rifles or guns.

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

  • adj. (often used in combination) having or using or propelled by means of power or power of a specified kind

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