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power plant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity, Power
power plantˈpower plant noun [countable]  1 TPEa building where electricity is produced to supply a large area syn power station2 TPthe machine or engine that supplies power to a factory, plane, car etc
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power plantObservers have pointed out that the Gabcikovo power plant could only be economically viable if a substantial amount of water is diverted.The immediate cause of last week's blackouts was a large power plant suddenly going offline in Northern California.He squinted toward the power plant.The power plant was a 454-cubic-inch, gasoline-powered Chevy V-8 tied to a four-speed automatic transmission.A 3.0 litre, 24 valve power plant in the usual place, under the bonnet.
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