Definition of firepower in English:
The destructive capacity of guns, missiles, or a military force (used with reference to the number and size of guns available): the enormous disparity in firepower between the two sides figurative he combines intellectual firepower with persuasive charm
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- We have some tremendous firepower available to us in the form of Air Force and Naval air.
- The firepower of an infantry company was increased by a third as the pikemen were phased out and issued with muskets and bayonets.
- He was not unaware of the new conditions in warfare that favoured defensive firepower.
Definition of firepower in:
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