power pack

noun

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

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The battle has opened another front in a global scramble to control the ingredients that make up lithium-ion batteries, the power packs for much of the world’s gadgets and electric cars. Scott Patterson, WSJ, "Deal to Create Chinese Lithium Giant Faces Legal Challenge," 21 Oct. 2018 That’s because lithium-ion batteries have become the power pack of choice in space, just like here on Earth. Loren Grush, The Verge, "NASA is prepared if a battery ever explodes in space," 17 Aug. 2018 There is no cellphone service or electricity in the jungle so bring a power pack for charging. Patrick Scott, WSJ, "A Blow-Your-Mind Adventure in Vietnam’s Caves," 13 Nov. 2018 Heat intensity is indicated by the fire strength indicator (16) on the power pack (15). Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "Things Come Apart: The Biolite Campstove," 15 Mar. 2017 Musk claims that the air will be replenished in the COPVs using an electric pump, which would draw from the Tesla’s power pack. Loren Grush, The Verge, "Here’s how Elon Musk might use rocket thrusters on the new Tesla Roadster," 16 June 2018 The Bluesmart bag comes with a power pack, a GPS tracker, and an app that monitors security line wait times. Paul Brady, Condé Nast Traveler, "Robotic Suitcases: The Trend the World Doesn't Need," 10 Jan. 2018 The power pack is a joint venture with Lishen Power Battery, which also supplies companies like Samsung, Motorola and Apple. Basem Wasef, Popular Mechanics, "2012 Coda Sedan Test Drive," 30 Sep. 2011 Lithium power packs installed in robots, lights and some appliances are growing more powerful. Andy Pasztor, WSJ, "NASA’s Work to Head Off Battery Blazes in Space Finds Uses on Earth," 21 July 2017

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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power pack

noun

English Language Learners Definition of power pack

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

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