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power pack

noun, Electronics.
1.
a device for converting the voltage from a power line or battery to the various voltages required by the components of an electronic circuit.
Origin of power pack
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • He drilled a hole in the power pack, which is supposed to be sealed off.

    Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He unhooked the cables and took the power pack from his back.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • This is the power pack, which is plugged into the headband, thus.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • In his hands, he held one of the headbands and a power pack.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • He started back, but Scotty came to meet him, carrying the camera and power pack.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • They came to find him looking meditatively at the power pack from one of the flying suits he had designed.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • Arcot cocked an eye at the power pack, visualizing the circuits.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • Scotty took the power pack on his own lap and checked again to see that the dynamo-driven spring was wound tight.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • There was a power pack, consisting of batteries and a dynamotor, an amplifier, and a control panel.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • The power pack was held tightly between his knees, and his right hand was on the winding handle.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
British Dictionary definitions for power pack

power pack

noun
1.
a device for converting the current from a supply into direct or alternating current at the voltage required by a particular electrical or electronic device
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