What does POW mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prisoner of war, POW(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of POW in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of POW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    It was rapid fire, like pow pow pow pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew there were police cars coming from every direction.

  2. Teresa Carter:

    I was sitting in my living room and heard the pow, then I heard the little girl screaming, and then four more shots. It was the worse thing I ever heard in my life.

  3. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    I couldn't even begin to tell you how many, it was rapid-fire, like pow-pow-pow-pow-pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew, there were police cars coming from every direction.

  4. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    I couldn't even begin to tell you how many, it was rapid fire, like pow pow pow pow pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew, there were police cars coming from every direction.

  5. John Dryden:

    The people have a right supremeTo make their kings, for Kings are made for them.All Empire is no more than Pow'r in Trust,Which when resum'd, can be no longer just.Successionm for the general good design'd,In its own wrong a Nation cannot bind.

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