power plant
  • IPA: /ˈpaʊə(ɹ) ˌplænt/, /ˈpaʊə(ɹ) ˌplɑːnt/

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.
Synonyms Translations
  • Italian: forza motrice
  • Russian: дви́гатель

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