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power supply

noun
1.
a device that provides power to electric machines, generators, etc.
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Examples from the web for power supply
  • Enthusiasts consider that a small price to jump-start a new industry and start decarbonising the power supply.
  • If their flow becomes more irregular, so will power supply.
  • One area in which they have not improved, though, is their power supply.
  • Upgrading the city's power supply, and making it far greener, seems certain to be one crucial battleground.
  • The article does not specify what this satellite's mission was so it was probably military with a nuclear power supply.
  • Well, solid state is what the power supply will be to tap the energy out of the aether to make it float and propel.
  • Something goes wrong with the hall's power supply, and the computer explodes.
  • It can also be powered using a hand-cranked power supply.
  • Bulky power supply limits already questionable mobility.
  • Hippy-painted enclosures and power supply not included.
Contemporary definitions for power supply
noun

a source of electricity for a device, which converts, regulates, and transmits the external power for the device

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power supply in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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