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  1. prisoner of war, POW(noun)

    a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war

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  1. POW(Noun)

    Prisoner of war.

    After his capture he was taken to a camp for POWs.

  2. pow(Noun)

    The sound of a violent impact.

    After his capture he was taken to a camp for POWs.

  3. pow(Noun)

    The sound of an explosion.

  4. pow(Interjection)

    Represents the sound of a violent impact, such as a punch.

  5. pow(Interjection)

    Represents the sound of an explosion.

  6. Origin: Onomatopoeic.

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  1. Pow!

    Pow! was a weekly British comic published by Odhams Press in 1967 and 1968 from their headquarters at 64 Long Acre, London. Part of their Power Comics imprint, it was printed on newsprint stock, in black-and-white except for its colour front and back covers, and initially comprised 28 pages. Pow! first appeared on 21 January 1967. With its 53rd issue, dated 13 January 1968, it merged with its sister title Wham! to form Pow and Wham. The 86th and final issue appeared on 7 September 1968, after which it merged into Smash!, another of the Power Comics line. It is unrelated to POW! Entertainment, an American media production company.


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