- s vigorously energetic or forceful
- s (used of microscopes) capable of a high degree of magnification
a high-powered microscope
- I'd spent an hour sharing my dreams with a high-powered media type, thinking it was going brilliantly.
- Wood was shot in the back with a high-powered rifle in the driveway of his San Antonio home on May 29, the day originally set for Jimmy Chagra's trial.
- Indoors, high-powered lights that stimulate growth can remain on all day, their nourishing rays reflected off the metallic-coated paper covering walls.
News & Articles
- Emerging Markets, Hitting a Wall
As a result of various economic trends, developing nations may no longer be capable of sustained high-powered growth.
June 22, 2013 - New York Times
- Operation Ceasefire Arrest Leads To High-Powered Guns, Drugs, Cash In Oakland
An Operation Ceasefire arrest led to the seizure of fully automatic high-powered rifles, semi-automatic handguns, high-capacity magazines, marijuana and $7,000 in cash on Friday in Oakland, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
June 20, 2013 - CBS San Francisco
- Oakland traffic stop leads CHP to guns, drugs at San Ramon home
High-powered rifles, body armor, drugs and cash were recovered in a suspect's car and at a San Ramon home he is linked to, authorities say.
June 20, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
- Jerry Bruckheimer in New York Times
We worked hard to bring audiences right into the thrilling, high-powered world of Nascar racing,the producer Jerry Bruckheimer said. "I'm really pleased that the film has taken on a life of its own and, like Nascar, stood the test of time,...
- Ken Livingstone in E/The Environmental Magazine
The carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the most high-powered 4x4s and sports cars can be up to four times as great as the least-polluting cars,London's Mayor Ken Livingstone told reporters.
- Charlie Manuel in Press of Atlantic City
When we don't hit, you have to give the guy on the mound credit,Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel said. "His stuff wasn't high-powered, but he was giving us fits with his changeup."