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High-power   /haɪ-pˈaʊər/   Listen

Vigorously energetic or forceful.  Synonyms: high-energy, high-octane, high-powered, high-voltage.  "A high-octane marketing plan" , "High-powered executives" , "A high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur"

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"High-power" Quotes from Famous Books

... been done by me. I quote here from a memorandum, prepared at my request by Major Sanger, showing in detail the measures taken to perfect, so far as possible in advance, the instruction of the artillery of the army in the service of the modern high-power armament, so that every new gun and mortar should have, the moment it was finished and placed in position, thoroughly qualified officers and men ...
— Forty-Six Years in the Army • John M. Schofield

... presently. "And it's just as you said, Jimmie; George is in a peck of trouble again with that cranky high-power engine. They've tied up to the shore and have got the red flag flying that was to be our signal of distress. Poor Nick; I can just picture him right now, grunting over all the misfortunes that haunt them, while the rest of us have had so little trouble. I'm ...
— Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise - or, The Dash for Dixie • Louis Arundel

... believed me to be a mere chauffeur whose duties took him hither and thither across Europe. No chauffeur can bear private service with a cheap car in a circumscribed area. Every man who drives a motor-car—whether master or servant—longs for wide touring and a high-power car. ...
— The Count's Chauffeur • William Le Queux

Words linked to "High-power" :   dynamic, dynamical

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