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power plant

n.
1. A complex of structures, machinery, and associated equipment for generating electric energy from another source of energy, such as nuclear reactions or a hydroelectric dam. Also called generating station, power station.
2. All the equipment, including structural members, that constitutes a unit power source: the power plant of a ship.

power plant

n
1. (Electrical Engineering) the complex, including machinery, associated equipment, and the structure housing it, that is used in the generation of power, esp electrical power
2. (Electrical Engineering) the equipment supplying power to a particular machine or for a particular operation or process

pow′er plant`


n.
1. a plant, including engines, dynamos, etc., and the building or buildings necessary for the generation of power, as electric or nuclear power.
2. the machinery for supplying power for a particular mechanical process or operation.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power plant - an electrical generating stationpower plant - an electrical generating station  
busbar, bus - an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits; "the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"
power grid, power system, grid - a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
turbogenerator - generator consisting of a steam turbine coupled to an electric generator for the production of electric power
wind energy facility, wind farm, wind park - a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity
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