power up

power up

  1. (transitive) To turn the electrical power on to a device as a precondition to make it operational.
    Every morning he powered up his electronic devices, even before making coffee.
  2. (intransitive) To become ready for operation as a result of the provision of electrical power.
    The office systems power up automatically at 7:30am on workdays.
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  • power down

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