(of a machine, vehicle, etc.) having a specified fuel or prime mover: a gasoline-powered engine; an engine-powered pump.
- non·pow·ered, adjective
- self-powered, adjective
- un·der·pow·ered, adjective
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How to use powered in a sentence
Alternatively powered transportation vehicles of all stripes and covering all modes of travel are the rage right now among the public investment crowd.With a reported deal in the wings for Joby Aviation, electric aircraft soars to $10B business | Jonathan Shieber | February 12, 2021 | TechCrunch
Burnt out by a high-powered, full-time role and raising a young daughter, senior communications executive Sherelle Folkes decided in late 2019 it was time to look for a part-time position.‘It’s possible if done right’: Pandemic accelerates demand for flexible senior roles | Jessica Davies | February 3, 2021 | Digiday
Each robot comes with a powered dock that can fully recharge a Spot bot in roughly two hours.Boston Dynamics gave its dog-like robot a charging dock and an arm on its head | Stan Horaczek | February 2, 2021 | Popular-Science
Whether you’re coordinating resources at the construction site or on the manufacturing line, the RMU2080D is tested to last, with high-powered accessories that work overtime for your business.Receive and transmit clear messages with these reliable walkie-talkies | PopSci Commerce Team | January 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
You might think that super-powered suction is exactly what’s required to deal with pet hair, but it’s actually a little more complicated than that.
It cost several thousand dollars and a high-powered former district attorney to get the charges dropped.
But they are being built with new, lighter materials and powered with far more efficient engines.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room | Clive Irving | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With fighter jets, bombers, and nuclear-powered icebreakers, the Vladimir Putin regime is staking its claim in the Arctic.
And our gripes about the lack of light in our lives are not without merit — humans truly are solar powered.Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder With This New Tracker | DailyBurn | November 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
SpaceShipTwo had been slung under the jet-powered carrier aircraft WhiteKnightTwo before taking off.
He was hurrying down the walk in front, and I watched until he got into a motor-car—a high-powered roadster.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
When its owner purred out in his high-powered little car, Henry drew a long breath and began in earnest.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Many steep hills would be encountered, but none that would present great difficulty to a moderate-powered motor.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
Lucky a trader needs an atom-powered tractor that can move at night.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
I had almost completed the sequence when I felt the powered grip of the suited man on my arm.Greylorn | John Keith Laumer