British
: of or relating to utility distribution mains
mains voltage
mains water

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mains was in 1906

Dictionary Entries Near mains

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“Mains.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mains. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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