from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The most important or powerful person in an enterprise or field.
- noun Something of the highest value or influence.
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- noun military A large
artillerygun or one of the largest-caliber navalguns (as on a battleship).
- noun idiomatic, by extension, usually pluralized A person, group, thing, or course of action that is
powerful, influential, or particularly effective.
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- noun an important influential person
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