high-powered

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It was admittedly too high-powered for England; you were across the county in about a minute.

"Yes, it's a high-powered ultra-wave spy," Rodenbush returned.

The last of her visits was made in a high-powered touring-car.

And Anna, she flashes them high-powered eyes of hers at me kittenish.

The muffled purr of a high-powered motor disturbed the silence.

"Very unreliable, these high-powered cars," said the servant.

It was a high-powered runabout with a single rumble-seat behind.

Now consider what happens in the engine-room of high-powered vessels.

We had no high-powered, high-angle guns that could touch them.

Or considerable money may be invested in a high-powered microscope.

WORD ORIGIN

1903, originally of automobiles, from high (adj.) + power (v.).

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