Definition of firepower in English:

firepower

Line breaks: fire|power
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəpəʊə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
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
More example sentences
  • 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.

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