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power station

power station

n
(Electrical Engineering) an electrical generating station

pow′er sta`tion


n.
a power plant that generates and distributes electricity.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power station - an electrical generating stationpower station - 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
Translations
مَحَطَّة طاقَه كَهْرُبائِيَّه
elektrárna
elværkkraftværk
erõmûerőmű
orkustöî
elektráreň
kraftverk
elektrik santralı

power station

ncentrale f elettrica

power

(ˈpauə) noun
1. (an) ability. A witch has magic power; A cat has the power of seeing in the dark; He no longer has the power to walk.
2. strength, force or energy. muscle power; water-power; (also adjective) a power tool (=a tool operated by electricity etc. not by hand).
3. authority or control. political groups fighting for power; How much power does the Queen have?; I have him in my power at last
4. a right belonging to eg a person in authority. The police have the power of arrest.
5. a person with great authority or influence. He is quite a power in the town.
6. a strong and influential country. the Western powers.
7. the result obtained by multiplying a number by itself a given number of times. 2  2  2 or 23 is the third power of 2, or 2 to the power of 3.
ˈpowered adjective
supplied with mechanical power. The machine is powered by electricity; an electrically-powered machine.
ˈpowerful adjective
having great strength, influence etc. a powerful engine; He's powerful in local politics.
ˈpowerfully adverb
ˈpowerfulness noun
ˈpowerless adjective
having no power. The king was powerless to prevent the execution.
ˈpowerlessness noun
power cut/failure
a break in the electricity supply. We had a power cut last night.
ˌpower-ˈdriven adjective
worked by electricity or other mechanical means, not by hand.
power point
a socket on a wall etc into which an electric plug can be fitted.
power station
a building where electricity is produced.
be in power
(of a political party) to be the governing party.
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The cargo is one of Iran`s greatest engineering and technical services export including the required turbines to be established in Baghdad`s 320 MW power station. The cargo weights 550 tonnes and it will be sent to Iraq via Mehran border.
Tokyo, Jan 21, 2009 - (JCN) - Yokogawa Australia has won the contract to replace the control and instrumentation systems at Section B of the Torrens Island Power Station, which is owned by AGL Energy Limited (AGL).
The Atbashi water power station in Naryn oblast has been rehabilitated from the grant provided by the Swiss Government, reported press service of the Electric Stations OJSC.In a move to help Kyrgyzstan in improvement of its power supply and reduction of commercial losses in power supply system, the Government of Switzerland provided a grant under the Project "Reduction of Losses in Electricity Transmission and Distribution System in the Kyrgyz Republic".