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underpowered

A condition in which the engine does not produce enough power to achieve the desired results.
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The current devolution deal and his mayoralty are underpowered and under-funded.
Webley MKVIs stayed the official British military sidearm from 1916 until 1928 when the smaller and equally underpowered Enfield MkII .380 was adopted.
Bill for two: PS55.50 Food: 5/10 - Derivative and underpowered. Decor: 2/5 - Random and strange.
After a run of poor movie roles, Willis gives an underpowered performance here as a father out for revenge
In 2015 the Assembly Commission - the cross-party body that runs the institution - warned that it was "underpowered and over-stretched".
Rain saw the chase revised to 164 in 21 overs, with the tourists struggling over their T20-style target to an underpowered 137 for nine.
Some previous studies have suggested a modest benefit, but they were underpowered to draw meaningful conclusions.
EWAN McGregor's directorial debut is an overwrought and underpowered tale of a former high school star athlete whose perfect life is falling apart.
This may let us identify which titles were fundamentally underpowered, and which had coding problems that led to performance hits.
If the result feels a bit underpowered narrative-wise, with modest commercial prospects at best, it nevertheless touches a bittersweet chord that a more genre-oriented thriller approach might not have managed.
well, underpowered is putting it kindly, the conversion actually improves the cars' performance.
During the Spanish American War the .38 Long proved to be underpowered for use against the Moro tribes in the Philippines.