Associations to the word «Firepower»


FIREPOWER, noun. The capacity of a weapon to deliver fire onto a target
FIREPOWER, noun. The ability to deliver fire
FIREPOWER, noun. (sports) the ability to shoot and score goals.
FIREPOWER KILL, noun. (military) (slang) The damage inflicted by a weapon on a vehicle that destroys its weapon systems, or substantially reduces its ability to deliver weapons accurately.
FIREPOWER KILL, noun. (military) (slang) A vehicle or vehicles that have their guns or missile system damaged under fire; when damaged, vents open to channel ignited propellants and explosives away from the crew cabin. The firepower-killed tank can then return to a maintenance center with its crew intact.

Dictionary definition

FIREPOWER, noun. (military) the relative capacity for delivering fire on a target.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne