power pack


Definition of 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 More likely the Russian Army was interested in how the new tank’s electronics, power pack, and other systems would perform in hot, dry desert conditions. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Russia Is Field Testing Its New Armata Tank in Syria," 22 Apr. 2020 No Vehicle Needed Portable power packs now have enough juice to jumpstart a vehicle. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Jumpstart a Car," 27 Mar. 2020 The assignment comes as NASA works to replace 48 aging batteries in the space station's solar power system with 24 more efficient lithium-ion power packs. William Harwood, CBS News, "First all-female spacewalk scheduled for later this month after delay over spacesuit sizes," 4 Oct. 2019 If all goes well, Koch and Meir will finish the job Monday, removing three more old batteries and installing the final lithium-ion power pack. William Harwood, CBS News, "Watch live: Second all-female spacewalk devoted to space station battery replacements," 15 Jan. 2020 This portable power pack from Jackery comes with a 240-watt-hour rechargeable battery that pumps out a peak 400 watts of mobile electricity. Popular Science, "Electricity generators to get you through a power outage," 9 Mar. 2020 The new batteries will store more energy from the station’s solar array in an ongoing mission to replace the station’s original 48 nickel hydrogen batteries with smaller, more efficient power packs. Lee Roop | Lroop@al.com, al, "All-women spacewalk spotlights ‘Made in Alabama’ gear," 14 Jan. 2020 The authors highlight the power packs for the Tesla model S, the BMW i3, and Nissan Leaf, which differ by over 200kg and have significantly different shapes. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Recycling cars’ lithium batteries is more complicated than you might think," 6 Nov. 2019 Those trapezoidal batteries, packing 54 kilowatt-hours of energy—nearly twice as much as the old power packs—and sitting just behind the driver, made their debut a year ago. Wired, "More Powerful Batteries Make This a True Electric Car Race," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of power pack

1936, in the meaning defined above

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10 May 2020

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“Power pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20pack. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of power pack

: a small case that contains the power supply for an electronic device

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