power station


Examples of power station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yoshino has found a way to scale solid-state cells into portable power stations that weigh anywhere from 10 to 54 pounds. Popular Science, 29 Nov. 2023 The historic Battersea Power Station on the south bank of the River Thames was once the largest power station in the U.K. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 28 Nov. 2023 Did the power station’s toxic output affect an entire generation that breathed it in? Roger Catlin, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Oct. 2023 Services are collapsing The last remaining power station ran out of fuel on October 11, just three days after a near-total blockade began. WIRED, 21 Oct. 2023 The enclave’s only power station stopped working over a week ago, forcing civilians and hospitals to rely on power generators for electricity. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 19 Oct. 2023 After nightfall, Palestinians were plunged into pitch blackness in large parts of Gaza City and elsewhere after the territory's only power station ran out of fuel and shut down. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 12 Oct. 2023 Having a backup power system is not only handy, but a safety precaution, especially for those backpacking in more remote areas where power stations may be few and far between. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 30 June 2023 Advertisement Mexico’s national power utility said the region’s electrical infrastructure was severely damaged, and that crews were working to repair 37 transmission lines, 26 substations and a major power station that had been knocked offline. Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times, 26 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of power station was in 1887

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“Power station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20station. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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