power plant

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English[edit]

Nuclear power plant in Cattenom, France

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  • IPA(key): /paʊɚ plænt/, /paʊ.̩̩ɚ plænt/

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power plant (plural power plants)

  1. A station built for the production of electric power; a power station.
    All of this areas power comes from the nuclear power plant across the river.
  2. The portion of a vehicle devoted to providing energy for motion; the engine or motor.
    A train without the power plant is just a bunch of metal boxes on wheels.

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