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power station

noun, Electricity
a generating station.
Origin of power station
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With nuclear you can cycle the output of the power station.
  • The basic idea is to marry a high-temperature cooker with a power station that is fueled by natural gas.
  • Maybe not, you would simply need a big space power station to beam microwaves down on the ocean to heat the surface.
  • With no clouds and no nighttime, a space-based solar power station could operate continuously.
  • His thesis, ironically, was on the odds of a catastrophe at a nuclear power station.
  • Both the deer and the power station are dead and in the city.
  • Only the shell of the building that houses the power station remained in the battered plain.
  • The only way to go green is to get rid of fossil fuel altogether, and that includes at our local power station.
  • For instance a nuclear power station is virtually the same cost to operate at full power as at reduced power.
  • The cost of power from a power station depends on what fraction of its capacity is used.
British Dictionary definitions for power station

power station

an electrical generating station
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