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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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