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power line

n
(Electrical Engineering) a set of conductors used to transmit and distribute electrical energy. Sometimes shortened to: line

pow′er line`


n.
a line for conducting electric power.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power line - cable used to distribute electricitypower line - cable used to distribute electricity
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
power grid, power system, grid - a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
Translations

power line

nlinea elettrica
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2) Object of the contract includes the following facilities The area is managed operationally by PSE SA Branch in Warsaw a) power lines supported by ZES Ostroleka,b) power lines supported by ZES Fever,c) the power lines supported by ZES Plock,d) power lines supported by ZES Janow,e) power lines supported by ZES Moryf) power lines supported by ZES Rogowiec.
Safe Electricity urges farmers and agricultural workers to take precautions around power lines.
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But the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) emitted from power lines and electrical appliances may also generate a host of health problems, including miscarriage, cancer and Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Bordering the eastern edge of the selected field were power lines running north/south, extending to a height of 126 feet.
However, utility workers who repair underground power lines in large cities can be exposed for hours to magnetic fields as high as 10 gauss, according to Antonio Sastre of the Midwest Research Institute in Kansas City, Mo.
But he has devoted the latest years of his life to trying to prove that EMF from radar stations and especially power lines are "the most pervasive--and covered up--public health hazard Americans face.
WASHINGTON -- Pepco crews have restored power to thousands of customers affected by a winter storm that left a coating of ice on power lines and trees throughout the Washington area.
2) Object of the contract includes the following facilities The area is managed operationally by PSE SA Branch in Warsaw a) power lines supported by ZES Ostroleka;b) power lines supported by ZES Fever;c) power lines supported by ZES Plock;d) power lines supported by ZES Janow;e) power lines supported by ZES Mora;f) power lines supported by ZES Rogowiec.