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[loh-pou-er] /ˈloʊˈpaʊ ər/
(of a radio station) having the power to broadcast to a radius of only 10 to 15 miles (16 to 24 km).
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  • First the old roads with auto-cars, then the old mills with hydraulic lighting and low-power dynamos will come to the front again.

  • First, he went into the low-power room and slugged the man on duty.

    Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Having taking out the eye-piece—a low-power one, suppose—direct the tube nearly towards Sirius.

    Half-hours with the Telescope Richard A. Proctor
  • A ship-voice murmured, "low-power overdrive in circuit, sir."

    Talents, Incorporated William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • He proposed urgently to equip all the ships of the fleet with the low-power overdrive fields.

    Talents, Incorporated William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • It is low-power, so far, and has not produced complete paralysis in experimental animals.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Their greatest elongations are compared with the disc in the low-power view.

    Half-hours with the Telescope Richard A. Proctor
  • Lea was working in the lab when he came in, bent over a low-power binocular microscope.

    Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
  • Field glasses in which the image appears magnified from one to six diameters are known as "low-power" glasses.

    Visual Signaling Signal Corps United States Army

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