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- n. Alternative form of lung power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the ability to speak loudly.
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- n. the ability to speak loudly
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People with little scientific knowledge but a lot of lung-power and scary science fiction made it into the news after President Obama announced the change in the government policy.
While not possessed of a particularly deep voice, Marcus MacRannoch had enough lung-power for three ordinary-sized men.
She could hear Kapera breathing, quick and shallow, like trying to extract oxygen from carbon dioxide by sheer lung-power.
Apparently, with the wind to move them, the tran had not developed their lung-power overmuch.
When Antoinette Roberts spoke, however, her voice was big enough to fill the room on lung-power alone.
For his voice was soft, full, organ-like, flexible, easy with illimitable lung-power and ineffable grace.
If they cannot enjoy you and your lung-power exhibit, they should stay at home.
Wherever an Afro-American is found supporting, by his lung-power and ballot, a party which denies him participation in its primary (basis of party) government, then you have found a man who does not know what his attitude in politics should be; and, whether he should be pitied or despised, must remain a question for each individual to decide.
When on the trek one of the transport waggons stuck fast hopelessly in an ugly drift, and no amount of whip-leather or lung-power sufficed to move it.
He was one of the bowed and stunted men, but in this emergency he developed sudden lung-power.