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power forward

noun, Basketball.
1.
a forward valued chiefly for aggressive rebounding capability, rather than scoring, and thus a big, physically strong player.
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  • She carries a mast with some sail power forward, the mast being lowered when needful.
  • So does their rookie small forward, their rookie power forward and their rookie center.
British Dictionary definitions for power forward

power forward

noun
1.
(basketball)
  1. the position of one of the two players responsible for blocking shots and catching rebounds
  2. a player in this position
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