Definition of Manpowers
1. manpower [n] - See also: manpower
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Literary usage of Manpowers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"The relationships between the old and new systems of weight are as follows; horsepowers and manpowers are expressed in avoirdupois pounds, ..."
2. The New-England Magazine by Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin (1834)
"The Commons have acquired no manpowers, in our time, or in any time, by refusing supplies. Legally, it is now, and always was, an open bargain between the ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Intercorporate Relations by Walter Chadwick Noyes (1902)
"... the lessor, with all its ration, or the lessees, purchasers, or manpowers and functions, and all the rights agers of any railroad corporation, ..."
4. Manhood of Humanity: The Science and Art of Human Engineering by Alfred Korzybski (1921)
"... dead manpowers and all the sun man-powers—SEVEN SERVANTS TO EACH LIVING MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD starting status of the first generation, R is the peculiar ..."
5. The Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough by Archibald Alison (1855)
"... only by endangering the fidelity manpowers. of the Austrians ; and it had now become indispensable, at all hazards, to do something to appease their ..."
6. The General Laws of the State of California, from 1850 to 1864, Inclusive by California, Theodore Henry Hittell (1865)
"... shall account condition as herein before required and he shall have the same for and dispose of the personal estate of the ward in like manpowers, ..."