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- n. a research measure that captures a print advert's ability to grab the attention of the reader, also known as the attention rating.
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While a small-caliber pistol lacks the stopping power in movie clich terms of a rifle or shotgun, its in-your-hand presence is enough to scare the hell out of even the most hardened criminals, and it is compact to handle, store, and carry.
"Even explosive needles'll have only so much stopping power against something that size — if they get within five meters they're going to do damage no matter how fast they're killed."