What does manpower mean?

Definitions for manpower
ˈmænˌpaʊ ərman·pow·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, men(noun)

    the force of workers available

Wiktionary

  1. manpower(Noun)

    The total number of all available workers; the workforce.

    Etymology: man + power

  2. manpower(Noun)

    The power exerted by a single person (analogous to horsepower.)

    Etymology: man + power

Freebase

  1. Manpower

    Manpower is a 1941 film drama starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, and George Raft. It was written by Richard Macauley and Jerry Wald, and directed by Raoul Walsh. Robinson and Raft got into a fistfight on the set that was eagerly splashed all over the front pages of the nation's newspapers. Victor McLaglen was originally going to play Robinson's role, which would have made it a supporting part, and Raft reportedly resented sharing leading man status on the film as a result of Robinson being cast instead. Raft chose Manpower over the remake of the 1931 pre-Code version of Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon, and the career-igniting role of Sam Spade went to Humphrey Bogart instead. The script is one of many reworkings of the plotline for a 1932 Robinson movie called Tiger Shark, in which Robinson played essentially the same part, only as a tuna fisherman rather than an electric power lineman. The supporting cast of Manpower includes Alan Hale, Sr., Frank McHugh and Eve Arden.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. manpower

    See manpower requirements; manpower resources.

How to pronounce manpower?

  1. Alex
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How to say manpower in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manpower in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manpower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of manpower in a Sentence

  1. Keith Salisbury:

    The process in general is a bunch of chat windows open on a computer screen — about 20 or more — and then a bunch of people start looking into systems to find out, ‘ Where is that target ? What are the surrounding facilities ? Are there schools ? Are there hospitals ? Are there civilian populations ? What munition would be appropriate ? Do we engage or not ? By using technology developed by private companies, The Air Force says it saved time and manpower, and even saved nearly a million dollars of fuel per week. ( REUTERS) As part of a Defense Innovation Advisory Board, leaders from technology companies like Pivotal Software went to the Combined Air Operations Center( CAOC) at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar to see how they could help. What they encountered was startling. They saw lots of whiteboards.

  2. Jason Owens:

    Its exactly the same as what you would see on the southwest border with Mexico, up here, we have a lot less manpower but a lot more area to cover.

  3. Ernest K. Gann, The Black Watch:

    If we slide into one of those rare moments of military honesty, we realize that the technical demands of modern warfare are so complex a considerable percentage of our material is bound to malfunction even before it is deployed against a foe. We no longer waste manpower by carrying the flag into battle. Instead we need battalions of electronic engineers to keep the terrible machinery grinding.

  4. Keith Salisbury:

    The war fighter needs a decision : ‘ Do I engage or not ? ’ the process in general is a bunch of chat windows open on a computer screen — about 20 or more — and then a bunch of people start looking into systems to find out, ‘ Where is that target ? What are the surrounding facilities ? Are there schools ? Are there hospitals ? Are there civilian populations ? What munition would be appropriate ? Do we engage or not ? By using technology developed by private companies, The Air Force says it saved time and manpower, and even saved nearly a million dollars of fuel per week. ( REUTERS) As part of a Defense Innovation Advisory Board, leaders from technology companies like Pivotal Software went to the Combined Air Operations Center( CAOC) at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar to see how they could help. What they encountered was startling. They saw lots of whiteboards.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    Securing the border takes money, manpower, technology, but mostly it takes leadership and political will power, this is the most sophisticated technological nation on the planet and we can't create an employer verification system that works? Of course we can.

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