power station

noun

Definition of power station

Examples of power station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nuclear power station closed in 2019 after almost 50 years of operation. Johanna Seltz, BostonGlobe.com, 23 May 2022 By 2011, when a tsunami triggered reactor failures at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power station, most Western countries had largely stopped building new nuclear plants. James B. Meigs, WSJ, 20 May 2022 For campers, in particular, packing a portable power station is as important as packing a tent, a hiking backpack and a proper s’mores kit. Mike Richard And Dale Arden Chong, Men's Health, 10 June 2022 To explain curtailing its operations at its Big Bend power station in Florida, Tampa Electric blamed the railroad for insufficient coal rather than the coal mine. Roslyn Layton, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Ratepayers of the local utility are footing the bill for the power station on the site. Joe Barrett, WSJ, 25 May 2022 On April 26, 1986, reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl power station near Pripyat, Ukraine – then part of the Soviet Union – was destroyed by an explosion. Editors, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2022 Maria, 68 whose husband passed away from radiation poisoning after being exposed while working at Chernobyl nuclear power station during the 1986 disaster, fled her home in Kyiv shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. NBC News, 25 Apr. 2022 The reservoir behind the 1,320-megawatt Glen Canyon Dam and power station, Lake Powell plays an important role in providing power for some 3 million customers in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Doug Johnson, Ars Technica, 6 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of power station

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of power station was in 1887

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Last Updated

23 Jun 2022

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“Power station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20station. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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