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  • noun Alternative spelling of power play.

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Examples

  • Has shown flashes of brilliance at the junior level, can play both the wings and has seen time running the powerplay from the point.

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  • Raina has his fifty, and Anderson in the powerplay has been a gamble that isn't paying off.

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  • Raina has his fifty, and Anderson in the powerplay has been a gamble that isn't paying off.

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  • It's another simple but ingenious variation on an established racing game model: impressive driving - drifts, drafting, jumps and near misses - feeds into a three-stage power bar, each segment of which allows you to set off an explosion, called a powerplay, to bring the likes of radio control towers, freeways and burnt-out cars down on your opponents.

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  • He also supported the huge advantages batsmen enjoy nowadays, such as powerplay, free hit and limiting bouncers.

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  • Throughout a race, players can build up their "powerplay" meter by performing stunts such as jumps and precision driving such as passing very close to objects and drifting.

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  • As you race towards maximum velocity, you'll get a chance to charge the "powerplay" meter by pulling of a variety of stunts.

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  • He also supported the huge advantages batsmen enjoy nowadays, such as powerplay, free hit and limiting bouncers.

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  • What we should be concerned about is whether the decision reached is actually the right one, not some banal behind the scenes "powerplay".

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  • The gameplay trailer, narrated by affable game director Nick Baynes, explains and illustrates the "powerplay" concept that drives the explosions.

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