Definition of underpowered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈpou(ə)rd/


Lacking sufficient mechanical, electrical, or other power.
Example sentences
  • Never overlook the significance of a power supply - an underpowered system will be prone not only to unreliable operation, but also to component damage.
  • How can an SUV with close to 300 lbs. ft. of torque available across almost the whole rev band be thought underpowered?
  • If your land is too hilly, an underpowered tractor may not be able to climb the slopes.

Words that rhyme with underpowered

coward, Howard, unpowered

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Syllabification: un·der·pow·ered

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