low-powered low-powered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having little power to do work

Usage(s):

  1. A contest at Lympne, England, for small low-powered planes produced astonishing results.
  2. The method employs a very low-powered laser, somewhat like the one used to read price codes at supermarket check-out counters, and directs it at sags, bags and furrows.
  3. A good way to keep track of the kids at ski resorts and amusement parks, these walkie-talkies stretch a low-powered radio signal a long way.

News

  • Proba-V Becomes Air Traffic Monitor From Space

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The European Space Agency's ( ESA ) Proba-V has become the first satellite to pick up aircraft tracking signals . Proba-V's new feature allows air traffic controllers to follow aircraft in flight across the globe from space. “We have succeeded in proving that these relatively low-powered air traffic control signals can indeed be detected from ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. Bender added that as well as still being available on the OLPC XO-1 and XO-1.5 laptops, due later this year, Sugar on a Stick is also "well suited to slower, older PCs and low-powered netbooks".
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Walter Bender Source: eWEEK Europe UK

  2. "Let's get this straight. This is not a reshuffle, this is mass sackings. This is politics of panic," Mr Doyle said. "This is not a new cabinet line-up. Same old faces, same old low-powered, low-octane duds, like (Mr) Haermeyer, retaining...
    on Jan 23, 2005 By: Robert Doyle Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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