fire power

firepower

[fahyuhr-pou-er]
noun
1.
the capability of a military force, unit, or weapons system as measured by the amount of gunfire, number of missiles, etc., deliverable to a target.
2.
the capability or potential, as of an organization, for action or achieving results.
Also, fire power.


Origin:
1910–15; fire + power

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fire power
 
n
1.  the amount of fire that may be delivered by a unit or weapon
2.  the capability of delivering fire

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