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. The measure of a gun's power is its muzzle-velocity, or the velocity with which the projectile leaves the muzzle. This in modern guns is about 2,000 feet per second, but there is no exact dividing-line between guns of high power and those of low power.
- adj. of a device 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.
- adj. (often used in combination) having or using or propelled by means of power or power of a specified kind
“The idea is to Fly the Research Vehicle in powered flight you can land where you please.”
“I took this to mean a white labelled widget or plug-in powered by Last. fm that adds ambience to a site, and the user experience, and monetises itself simultaneously.”
“The train powered on under the bridge, its wheels screeching and roaring, and for one brief moment its lights cleansed the bridge of its clinging shadow.”
“It felt like I was the Master Chief from Halo trying to sneak around in powered armor in a stealth game.”
“ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- Richie Sexson again powered”
“Guerrero again powered the offense, and SS Jose Vidro was their best hitter.”
“Off the ensuing faceoff, Sundin powered a shot from the right faceoff dot past”
“The Conduit is a stunning, futuristic title powered by a new game engine technology that delivers remarkable visuals and effects, as well as a rich interactive experience that is unlike any other title on the Wii.”
“It's not a light saber, it's a sword powered by love!”
“If all of this can be accomplished, and if the study is sufficiently powered, that is, if a sufficient number of patients in each group are observed long enough (and this is decided in advance by statisticians), one can say that there was or was not a difference between the two groups due to the treatment with a specified degree of certainty.”
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