power pack


: a unit for converting a power supply (as from a battery or household electrical circuit) to a voltage suitable for an electronic device

Examples of power pack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lacking key battery technology of their own, Ford, G.M., and Stellantis have also set up joint ventures with South Korean firms to manufacture electric power packs. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023 Look for power packs that are small and light enough to slip into a backpack or coat pocket without adding too much bulk or weight. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2023 The controller and battery are combined into a 34.2-Volt power pack, which is included in the kit and mounts to the handlebars. Heidi Wachter, Treehugger, 8 Aug. 2023 This means that anyone wanting to play long sessions with the device will have to plug the power pack in during gameplay. Marco Marcelline, PCMAG, 23 Apr. 2023 As with any computerized telescope, a power source will be required, either from an outlet or portable power pack. M. Josh Roberts, Popular Mechanics, 21 June 2023 The replacements for Velar (2025) and Evoque (2026) will also be electric, boasting new high energy-density power packs to be manufactured in a still to be built U.K. factory. Georg Kacher, Car and Driver, 12 June 2023 The power pack itself will need to be recharged through a USB-C cable connected to a MacBook Pro power adapter. Marco Marcelline, PCMAG, 23 Apr. 2023 The batteries are a bit heavier than other AGM marine batteries, but that weight comes from the commercial heavy-duty construction that helps these power packs fend off some of the beatings that running at full speed in rough water can dish out. Randy Zellers, Field & Stream, 10 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of power pack was in 1936

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“Power pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20pack. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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