power strip


Definition of power strip

: an electrical device consisting of a cord with a plug on one end and several outlets on the other

Examples of power strip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This compact power strip tower gives you 12 AC Outlets, 2 USB-C ports and three USB-A ports to charge up to 17 devices at once. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "These are the best Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals to shop under $50," 14 Oct. 2020 Monitoring power usage and putting unused outlets on a timer with this smart power strip’s companion app is sure to pay for itself over time. Anthony Marcusa And Arnold Carreiro, chicagotribune.com, "Best tech deals of Prime Day 2020," 14 Oct. 2020 Anker PowerPort Strip 2 Mini USB power strip - 2x AC, 2x USB-A for $13.99 at Amazon (normally $20). Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Grab a recommended 90W charger for your phone, Switch, and laptop for $43," 11 Sep. 2020 That's why investing in a power strip, like this super thin one by Anker, is never a bad idea. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday," 10 Aug. 2020 To charge multiple devices without a ton of countertop clutter, use a mail sorter to hold each device and plug them into a power strip. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, "7 Easy Ways to Organize Your Mudroom to Get Ready for School," 7 July 2020 With 11 outlets and two USB ports, this power strip should handle all the gadgets your home office has to offer. Popular Science, "Affordable surge protectors for your home office," 6 July 2020 Consider a smart power strip for your media center or computer area that can turn off devices, task lights, DVD players and game consoles. oregonlive, "Celebrate the 50th Earth Day with these easy green tips for home and garden," 14 Apr. 2020 The energy efficiency kit includes two three-way LEDs lightbulbs, three LED night lights, one filter whistle and a seven-outlet advanced power strip. cleveland, "FirstEnergy customer skeptical of ‘no-fee’ energy efficiency kit offer: Money Matters," 23 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of power strip

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of power strip was in 1954

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4 Nov 2020

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“Power strip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20strip. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of power strip

US : an electrical device that has a series of outlets attached to a cord with a plug on one end

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