Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of underpower.
  • adjective Having insufficient power for its operation

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Examples

  • But even that older altarpiece was itself rather underpowered from the few photos I have seen of it.

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  • Detroit's other auto maker, Chrysler, now owned privately by Cerberus Capital Management L.P., got a lower rating this year due to what Consumer Reports called underpowered engines, sub-par interior materials and noise.

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  • What many car reviewers call underpowered, I call modestly powered.

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  • The category of netbooks, often described as underpowered, got a performance boost Monday as

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  • The category of netbooks, often described as underpowered, got a performance boost Monday as

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  • The category of netbooks, often called underpowered, got a performance boost as Intel announced that a dozen new netbooks based on its mobile dual-core Atom processors are shipping.

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  • As long as Tory leaders were useless, lacking in credibility, humanity or normality, Charles Kennedy's blokeish demeanor and "underpowered" leadership style was just fine.

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  • As long as Tory leaders were useless, lacking in credibility, humanity or normality, Charles Kennedy's blokeish demeanor and "underpowered" leadership style was just fine.

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  • I wonder if it's just me, but I always noticed that cars that seem 'underpowered' get worse gas mileage than cars that seem to have an appropriate amount of power.

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  • If you are looking for a minimalist system with low processor and memory overheads to revive an old "underpowered" machine or make the latest PC look even faster, you have to start thinking about alternatives.

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