(of a rifle) of a sufficiently high muzzle velocity and using a heavy enough bullet to kill large game.
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How to use high-power in a sentence
Before beginning an exposure the focus is adjusted by means of a high-power positive eyepiece.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters | James Edward Keeler
Must be some kind of new-fangled high-power incendiary bomb to melt steel down like butter.The Onslaught from Rigel | Fletcher Pratt
"You need fear nothing of the kind from me," he said in a blundering way, which men consider a high power of tact.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
Admittedly, Pyrrus is an unusual island with a lot of high-power problems that you are an expert at solving.Deathworld | Harry Harrison
There were three things needed in an airplane motor: Light weight, high power, and absolute reliability.The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith