Definition of Power plant

1. Noun. An electrical generating station.

Exact synonyms: Power Station, Powerhouse
Terms within: Bus, Busbar, Turbogenerator
Group relationships: Grid, Power Grid, Power System
Generic synonyms: Station
Specialized synonyms: Wind Energy Facility, Wind Farm, Wind Park

Definition of Power plant

1. Noun. A station built for the production of electric power. ¹

2. Noun. The portion of a vehicle devoted to providing energy for motion; the engine or motor. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Power Plant

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power on
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power pills
power plant (current term)
power plants
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Literary usage of Power plant

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1. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Power 37:380-2 Mr 18 '13 Installation of a power plant of 100 HP in factory ... 's power plant. Pittsburgh. II plans Iron ARK 91:38-41 Ja 2 '13 Copper Queen ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"II Hydrocyanic-acid Bas Sei Am 115:17 Jl 1 '16 Henry Ford's novel hydraulic power plant. 11 How the world's largest silent-chain drive solved a ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"Illustrated description of the power plant of New York's finest hotel. ... Illustrates and describes the power plant' of the Newton Technical High School ..."

4. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"Power-Plant Economy Ordinary Wastes in the power plant. Charles L. Hubbard. ... 63753 A. power plants power plant of American Engineering Company. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"This in turn would not be in. creased by so great a proportion as the size and Consequent cost of the power plant. These conditions go to fix and determine ..."

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