power strip

noun

Definition of power strip 

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

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The company that laid the extension cords and power strips across Elite Cafe’s copper tables is called Spacious. Nellie Bowles, New York Times, "Sorry, Power-Lunchers. These Tables Are Reserved for Drop-In Workers.," 8 July 2018 On Amazon, Aukey is offering a great deal on a power strip that can help organize your tangled cable nest. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "Aukey's 8-plug, 6-USB power strip eradicates cable clutter for $30 with this code," 10 May 2018 The company that laid the extension cords and power strips across Elite Cafe’s copper tables is called Spacious. Nellie Bowles, New York Times, "Sorry, Power-Lunchers. These Tables Are Reserved for Drop-In Workers.," 8 July 2018 Some huddled with laptops connected with power strips. Clarence Williams, Washington Post, "As turmoil continues at Howard University, its president tells students: ‘I am listening to you’," 30 Mar. 2018 There are also Conserve power strips for multiple items. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, "You can slash home energy costs by just replacing light bulbs," 11 July 2018 The company that laid the extension cords and power strips across Elite Cafe’s copper tables is called Spacious. Nellie Bowles, New York Times, "Sorry, Power-Lunchers. These Tables Are Reserved for Drop-In Workers.," 8 July 2018 And devices like smart thermostats and power strips can also cut your use and save money. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, "You can slash home energy costs by just replacing light bulbs," 11 July 2018 The company that laid the extension cords and power strips across Elite Cafe’s copper tables is called Spacious. Nellie Bowles, The Seattle Times, "Sorry, power-lunchers — these tables are reserved for drop-in workers," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of power strip

1954, in the meaning defined above

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power strip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of power strip

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

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